OT Both my HDD's going bad at same time.
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Sun Feb 22 05:12:09 GMT 2009
Steven Vollom wrote:
>> Any hard drive that works with FAT will work fine with EXT3. You
>> should only pay attention to the hardware interface it uses (SATA,
>> SATAII, IDE, USB, ...) to make sure you have it available on your
> I thought that was true, however, Maxtor, at least will not service a problem
> concerning their drives unless it has XP, Vista or Mac OS. They won't even
> give help over the telephone. I chucked a OneTouch III that did not work
> because they said in their ad that they would only support XP, Vista or Mac.
Well, that's a different issue. ext3 will work, /technically/, with any
block device (which includes any hard drive). However, you shouldn't do
business with companies that won't support Linux.
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