Google on hard drive failures

Brad Parker brad at heeltoe.com
Sat Feb 24 12:37:07 CST 2007


Scott Quinn wrote:
>Hmm- it would be nice if they identified the manufacturer that has 
>notably higher failure rates, but I think I can make a guess (WD?)

I'll bet on maxstor.  They had a sizable problem in the past few years
traced back to (as I was told) building vibration.  I think it caused a lot
of the "first year" infant mortality (but I'd say infant is <= 90 days)

-brad




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