Subject: Re: quiet SCSI SCA drives?
To: Simon J. Gerraty <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/02/2005 12:13:17
On 2005.08.02 01:10:14 +0000, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
| I powered down a bunch of machines while I was out of town for a week,
| and my SS20 failed to come back up - lack of disk noise suggested the 
| disk had frozen (must be at least 5 years old so no surprise).
| I had a SUN 1G drive in my spares box to confirm the above, but it is
| way too noisy.
| Can anyone recommend a suitable drive - the dead one is a
| ST34371WC
| it was a tad noisy but nothing like the 1G.
| I'd assumed I want to avoid 10,000 RPM disks but that seems to be the
| slowest scsi drives seagate make?

I have an <IBM, DORS32160SUN2.1G, WA7A> connected to my SS20 and the disc
is really quiet. It does some noise when reading/writing but nothing special.

		-- Rui Paulo