[Novalug] Re: Disk Errors?
jhart at kevla.org
Sat Sep 1 22:47:53 EDT 2007
Only if you could get the true failure condition of each and every drive,
would this be of value.
I doubt the vast majority of drives are ever fixed.
> I agree - but isn't it too bad that all the people that have had failed disk
> drives cannot somehow combine their data with the overall number of drives
> sold my each manufacturer to see what the overall failure rates really are -
> now that would be useful...
> On 9/1/07, Kevin Dwyer <kevin at pheared.net> wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 10:02:03PM -0400, Bonnie Dalzell wrote:
>> > I have had a lot of bad experiences with western digital drives. i think
>> > there is a reason why comp usa puts them on sale a lot.
>> Note that you will find anecdotal evidence that any disk drive
>> manufacturer makes completely bad or completely excellent drives. It's
>> not really enough to base a decision on, but people have their
>> convictions. For example, I've had absolutely no problems with the
>> dozen or so WD drives I've used, but plenty of problems with the
>> Maxtors. Neither sample is large enough to draw a conclusion, and I
>> gaurantee someone on this list can reply saying the opposite.
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