[CentOS] Backup server

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Fri Jan 15 08:01:58 UTC 2010


>-----Original Message-----
>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
>Of nate
>Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2010 5:00 PM
>To: centos at centos.org
>Subject: Re: [CentOS] Backup server
>
>I still feel burned from IBM's 75GXP fiasco ~7 years ago, even
>joined the lawsuit at the time(and got booted by the judge because
>I was in another state), had probably an 80% failure rate on those
>disks. I got a PDF on a CD somewhere that has all kinds of internal
>IBM docs(from the lawsuit) showing how they knew what the problems
>were but refused to fix them.
>

Been there done that. We bought a dozen or so OEM-machines at the time, all of 
them using that particular drive. All harddrives died after a year or so IIRC, 
and all of them within a two-week period... It still bugs me. 8-/
-- 
/Sorin
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