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gentoo at dhaller

May 13, 2012, 2:35 AM


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Re: Are those "green" drives any good? [In reply to]

Hello,

On Sat, 12 May 2012, Mick wrote:
>Is this 193 Load_Cycle_Count an issue only on the green drives?

AFAIK it was a firmware bug on some models.

>I have a very old Compaq laptop here that shows:
>
># smartctl -A /dev/sda | egrep "Power_On|Load_Cycle"
> 9 Power_On_Hours 0x0012 055 055 000 Old_age Always
>- 19830
>193 Load_Cycle_Count 0x0012 001 001 000 Old_age Always
>- 1739734

Laptop drives are _built_ for unloading frequently to protect the
drive from bumps and also to save power. Desktop drives are _not_
built for that.

So, don't worry.

HTH,
-dnh

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Death: I am last minute stuff!

Subject User Time
Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 1:47 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? alan.mckinnon at gmail May 9, 2012, 2:25 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 2:52 AM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? daniel at admin-box May 9, 2012, 4:32 AM
                Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 4:51 AM
                    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 10, 2012, 12:39 PM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? alan.mckinnon at gmail May 9, 2012, 2:28 PM
                Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 3:24 PM
                    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? paul.hartman+gentoo at gmail May 9, 2012, 3:48 PM
                    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 9, 2012, 4:37 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 10, 2012, 12:38 PM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? alan.mckinnon at gmail May 10, 2012, 2:13 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? tanstaafl at libertytrek May 9, 2012, 4:47 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? mike at trausch May 9, 2012, 5:06 AM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? tanstaafl at libertytrek May 9, 2012, 6:30 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 9, 2012, 5:29 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? volkerarmin at googlemail May 9, 2012, 6:15 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 3:37 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? pandu at poluan May 9, 2012, 9:39 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 9, 2012, 10:28 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? paul.hartman+gentoo at gmail May 9, 2012, 11:42 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 9, 2012, 11:53 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 4:49 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? pandu at poluan May 9, 2012, 6:39 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? tsg at bonedaddy May 10, 2012, 5:53 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 9, 2012, 4:58 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? michaelkintzios at gmail May 10, 2012, 12:03 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? napalm at squareownz May 10, 2012, 4:55 AM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 10, 2012, 5:38 AM
                Re: Are those "green" drives any good? napalm at squareownz May 10, 2012, 6:27 AM
                    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? rdalek1967 at gmail May 10, 2012, 2:39 PM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? paul.hartman+gentoo at gmail May 10, 2012, 3:53 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? adamcarter3 at gmail May 9, 2012, 6:52 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? invasivenorman at gmail May 10, 2012, 9:20 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 10, 2012, 11:01 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? invasivenorman at gmail May 10, 2012, 11:13 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 10, 2012, 11:51 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 10, 2012, 12:24 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 10, 2012, 12:36 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? neil at digimed May 10, 2012, 2:25 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? markknecht at gmail May 10, 2012, 1:17 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? neil at digimed May 10, 2012, 5:07 PM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 10, 2012, 6:10 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? billk at iinet May 10, 2012, 6:15 PM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? michaelkintzios at gmail May 12, 2012, 2:34 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? volkerarmin at googlemail May 12, 2012, 2:49 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 13, 2012, 2:35 AM
    Re: Are those "green" drives any good? Warp_7 at gmx May 12, 2012, 11:50 AM
        Re: Are those "green" drives any good? gentoo at dhaller May 13, 2012, 2:38 AM
            Re: Are those "green" drives any good? Warp_7 at gmx May 21, 2012, 2:05 PM
                Re: Are those "green" drives any good? sixgod at gmail May 21, 2012, 3:44 PM

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