[j-nsp] High failure rates for M7i/M10i hard disks?

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Fri Aug 26 16:43:23 EDT 2005

> I dunno, I have laptops that have been on 24x7 for well over a year now, and
> they haven't crashed.  *shrug*

Yup, and I have home PCs with ATA disks and FreeBSD that stay up 24x7
for months and years. *However* I have several times noticed (on *some*
types of ATA disks) that the disk actually spins down and then spins up
again, a few times each day. YMMV.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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