[CentOS] 10 Year old IT Infrastructure

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Sat Oct 10 20:28:52 UTC 2009


Alan McKay wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Giovanni P. Tirloni <tirloni at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> Can you get something like the average lifespan of the circuits in
>> hours ?
>>     
>
> HDs and other components should have published "MTBF" - Mean Time
> Between Failure
>   


which is just about meaningless, unless you have a population of 1000s 
of drives under optimal conditions, then its a statistical mean.  at 
that point in time, you can expect approximately half the drives to fail.




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