ivoras at freebsd.org
Thu Nov 12 13:35:42 UTC 2009
Bruce Cran wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Nov 2009 13:56:16 +0100
> Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> Yes, it's Seagate. Statistically I have the least problems with their
>> drives. But I imagine that lack of standardization about these
>> statistics very much limits the usability of SMART, right?
> The main problem with SMART appears to be that it's not an accurate
> predictor of drive failure, according to a study done at Google - see
I've seen it. But I don't remember if they addressed the problem of
nonstandard interpretations of statistics? I do remember they said they
buy from multiple drive vendors.
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