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

Andrew Oakley andrew at aoakley.com
Thu Feb 7 23:06:01 GMT 2008

Kris Douglas wrote:
> raided anyway

I have to agree, the most reliable type of hard drive is "RAID array". 
I've had a software RAID1 array for four years now, have had several 
different brands fail (including Seagate, Maxtor and Western Digital) 
but have not lost one jot of data.

I presented a Software RAID1 HowTo using mdadm a while back at our local 
LUG, the notes are here:


Hard drives do fail, no matter which brand.

Andrew Oakley

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