On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 03:18:58PM +0100, Paul Jakma mentioned:
> Well, in nearly 20 years of running computers at home, I've had about
> 3 or 4 fail on me. All SCSI strangely enough (but that's just cause
> majority of disks I've had have been SCSI) ;). Of the nearly 20 years
> i've had computers, mine have only had hard disks for about 10.
Last year, in the machines in our datacenter, I lost over 40 disks.
Depends on what you use them for. I remember looking after big Sun boxes.
Sun used to ship us a box of disks every month; we'ed lose one or two a
Disks are getting worse, and manufacturers know this, that's why you only
get a 12 month guarantee on most IDE disks these days.
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