I need some advice on BIG external storage units
peter at sabaini.at
Sat May 10 13:09:53 UTC 2008
On Friday 09 May 2008 22:43:30 Tom Rausner wrote:
> Hi !
> I'm going to by myself a BIG (1 TB, maby 2..) external storage. The
> question is; what to by ? A lot of them are pointed at geting used
> with Windows and that might be a problem (internal software etc.).
> Are there some ones amongst you guys, having some experiences to share ?
I use a WD My Book 1TB with USB interface for backups and it works well. Sure,
if/when the drive spins down, subsequent FS access will hang a little as
platters spin up again but apart from a few seconds wait that hasn't been a
problem so far.
FTR I'm using JFS and Dirvish ( http://www.dirvish.org/ ) on that drive.
> Tom Rausner
> tom at tomtech.dk
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