[Beowulf] Not sure if people have seen it yet, but 2TB ...

Alex Chekholko chekh at pcbi.upenn.edu
Tue Jan 27 18:34:08 EST 2009


On Tue, 27 Jan 2009 17:58:25 -0500 (EST)
Steve Cousins <cousins at umit.maine.edu> wrote:

> 
> 
> Tue, 27 Jan 2009 10:02:22 -0600 Gerry Creager wrote:
> 
> > Have had some first hand experience with 1.5TB drives.  I'll not go down
> > that path again for some time.  Seagate didn't yet gifure out how to
> > make them reliable.
> 
> Hi Gerry,
> 
> What problems did you have? I have 16 of these in an array (Areca 
> controller in a PartnersData Triton SurfRAID) and have had no problems 
> with any of them. Did it take a while for problems to show up?

Hi Steve,

You won't necessarily have problems.  (That's a depressing sentence.)

You'll want to check some serial numbers.

http://hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/01/17/0115207
http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/01/21/0052236
http://lowendnas.com/?p=16

Regards,
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Alex Chekholko  
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