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Re: IDE harddrive errors
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: IDE harddrive errors
- From: Steve Shockley <steve_(_dot_)_shockley_(_at_)_shockley_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2004 14:04:58 -0400
On Sunday 19 September 2004 04:01 am, Henning Brauer wrote:
> they don't beat WD.
Oh, but they do. Back around '96 I opened up a Packard Bell machine that had
a "2gb" hard drive. Inside, it was actually a 1.2gb drive and an 800mb
drive, with modified firmware so it looked like one drive. Neither drive
would work by itself. So, they effectively doubled the chance of failure.