FreeBSD and large harddrives

Peter A. Giessel pgiessel at
Thu Nov 18 17:56:47 UTC 2010

On 2010/11/18 at 8:44, ryan.coleman at (Ryan Coleman) wrote:

>>FYI: I used Seagate hard drives (I hear they are
>>coming out with a 3TB internal drive any day now):
>Yes, but a 5200-5400 RPM drive, I believe.

 From the OP:

On 2010/11/18 at 3:16, wodfer at (Andy Wodfer) wrote:

>Harddrive speed is not so important so a 5400rpm drive
>would be OK.

It would seem to me that a 5400 RPM very large drive is exactly
what he is looking for.  As he was being discouraged from using
WD Greenline (which if the rumors are accurate is the only version
the WD 3TB drive will be initially available in), the Seagate
3TB option may be useful to him.

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