Best kind of hard drive for heavy use?

RW rwmaillists at
Wed Sep 14 11:03:55 UTC 2016

On Tue, 13 Sep 2016 18:48:22 +0000
Thomas Mueller wrote:

> I had a hard-drive crash last night, GPT corrupted, don't know
> whether it's a software fault (NetBSD-current 7.99.15 i386) or
> hardware.
> 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.

Do you really need to use a disk? I do almost everything like that on

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