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[ale] Maxtor drives
- Subject: [ale] Maxtor drives
- From: jeffrey.b.layton at lmco.com (Jeff Layton)
- Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 13:37:18 -0400
James P. Kinney III wrote:
>Maxtor had a problem with their 20G's a while back. I have had horrible
>experiences with them. Western Digital and Seagate have been _very_
>reliable for my systems.
That's funny. I've had pretty good luck with WD and
HORRIBLE luck with Seagate (I lose one about
every 6 months and I only have 2).
>The new, really large Maxtors are supposed to be quite good. I have no
>experience with them as I had such a bad one with the 20G.
>On Thu, 2003-05-29 at 11:57, Preston Boyington wrote:
>>has anyone had problems with these? i have had a bad time with 20
>>gig's. in fact i have had 4 go "clip clop" on me in the last 6-8
>>of these 2 were reiserfs, 1 was ext3, and another was fat32.
>>suggestions on more reliable drives?
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