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[ale] Maxtor drives

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?

Jeff Layton
Senior Engineer - Aerodynamics and CFD
Lockheed-Martin Aeronautical Company - Marietta

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