[Gllug] Server supplier for Linux mail server

Richard Jones rich at annexia.org
Fri Jul 21 20:00:42 UTC 2006

On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 03:49:22PM +0100, paul at ma1.se wrote:
> My "ten cents." If you opt for SATA, go for Western Digital or Seagate 
> drives, and avoid Maxtors like a plague. In my data centre experiences 
> Maxtor PATA/SATA failures substantially out number the other 
> manufacturers. I'm aware Maxtor are part of Seagate now so maybe this 
> will change.

Agreed.  We had a couple of Maxtors in a server and one of them failed
after a month.  The thing was that the drive which failed wasn't even
being used yet ...  I've also heard nothing but bad news about Maxtor
drives & reliability.


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