[ubuntu-uk] HDD drives... which brand(s)?

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Thu Feb 7 22:30:38 GMT 2008

Kris Douglas wrote:

> All of my servers have Compaq 10k drives, and I also have some
> desktops with Compaq's... I have never had one die, and they are
> raided anyway, so if one did, just get a new one and its all back to
> normal.

Some of our old audio servers at work are running Compaq drives.  I've 
had a couple die but most of them just keep going.  In fact other bits 
of the hardware are failing before the drives themselves.

Not bad for 10+ year old servers running 24/7. :-)


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