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

Matt Yaklin myaklin at g4.net
Fri Aug 26 16:54:27 EDT 2005

On Fri, 26 Aug 2005 sthaug at nethelp.no wrote:

> > 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.

I thought using such disks 24x7 was basically breaking their warranty.


> Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no
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