DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-04
Re: theoretical question about disks and os
On Sat, 2005-04-02 at 02:09 -0800, Max Okumoto wrote:
> Raphael Marmier wrote:
> > Thanks, that clarified things for me.
> > In fact I had 2 drives failing me nearly the same way, and both where
> > IBM Deskstar for 2000 and 2001. I thought about heat at the time, but
> > was not so sure anymore as they wheren't running so hot. Very sensitive
> > to heat they must be.
> Ahh... you do know that the IBM DeskStar drives
> have a huge failure rate. There was a processing
> error in the manufacture of drives during those
> years. Major PR problems for IBM, class action suit
> and they sold the drive division after that.
Primarily the IBM Deskstar 75/60GXP series.