[Beowulf] GPFS on Linux (x86)

Mark Hahn hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Fri Sep 15 10:41:39 EDT 2006

> After *finally* convincing our vendor it was Maxtor (we've had

did you do a weekly SMART or anything like that?
were the disks under constant load? (say, writes at least every 30s 24x7)
where these nearline or the desktop-level maxtors?

thanks, mark hahn.
(all ~8K sata disks we have are maxtor, and so far no problems;
I've also always had quite reasonable experience with maxtors in 
other clusters, desktops.  then again, no other systematic problems
except for the IBM deathstar DTLA's.)
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