Best kind of hard drive for heavy use?

Anton Yuzhaninov citrin+bsd at
Tue Sep 13 21:48:01 UTC 2016

On 2016-09-13 14:48, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> Main question is what kind of hard drive is used for heavy compiling
> in FreeBSD, base system and ports, what might be used to create
> packages and base-system downloadable images.

Backblaze has statistics about HDD failure rates:

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