On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 01:37:22PM +0100, Timothy Murphy mentioned:
> > Who are these mysterious IDE people? Don't nearly all of the hard
> > disk manufacturers sell both SCSI, IDE and SATA interface disks? And
> > warranties will differ across different disks.
> I've always believed they test hard-drives,
> and if they fail they call them IDE.
They only test some for extended periods. If they pass, they label them
as SCSI or 3-year-warranty IDE. If they fail, they chuck them out. Bog
standard IDE ones are ones they haven't tested for long periods of time.
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