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Re: NetBSD 9.1 upgrade and file system crash - reboot fails

On Tue, 3 Nov 2020 11:48:41 +1030
Brett Lymn <> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 02, 2020 at 12:34:27PM +0100, BERTRAND Jol wrote:
> > 
> > 	I refuse Seagate, Samsung and other WD in my servers or
> > workstations, and I refuse SMR technology also.
> > 
> I have heard this sort of thing from many people over the years, they
> get bitten by a few disk failures and form a bias based on that.  I
> used to do this too but found that it seems to change from model to
> model. Here are some interesting stats from a large scale HDD
> deployment:

Which probably also depends on the actual disk usage - sequential vs
random I/O, ambient temperature, etc. I don't trust any of those
statistics, because I don't know if those disks were used under
exactly the same conditions. There is also a big difference between
consumer and enterprise disks, you get what you pay for.

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