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Re: [OM] Thanks for All of the Hard Drive Replacement Advice

Subject: Re: [OM] Thanks for All of the Hard Drive Replacement Advice
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:04:30 -0400
Higher data density and the same rotation speed means faster data 
transfer.  But rotational and seek delays are likely about the same.

Chuck Norcutt


On 6/16/2011 10:26 AM, Jim Nichols wrote:
> Using the system this morning, it appears to me that things work faster with
> the new drive.  I'm not sure how to measure this, and, I guess that all of
> that free space could help a lot.
>
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chuck Norcutt"<chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "Olympus Camera Discussion"<olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:17 AM
> Subject: Re: [OM] Thanks for All of the Hard Drive Replacement Advice
>
>
>> That's true but the original 80GB drive won't exactly be up to date 6
>> months from now.
>>
>> Chuck
>>
>> On 6/16/2011 10:08 AM, Jim Nichols wrote:
>>> Thanks, Chuck.  I will see how this one works out.  I have the original
>>> Maxtor 80GB in storage, so I can clone another if necessary.
>>>
>>> Jim Nichols
>>> Tullahoma, TN USA
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Chuck Norcutt"<chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: "Olympus Camera Discussion"<olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 6:14 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [OM] Thanks for All of the Hard Drive Replacement Advice
>>>
>>>
>>>> A reminder that my last Seagate drive purchase failed (softly**) in
>>>> about 6 months.  That's not meant to be an indictment of Seagate, only
>>>> that the three years or longer life I've come to expect from drives
>>>> doesn't always happen.
>>>>
>>>> I'd suggest you immediately purchase another 500GB drive to be cloned
>>>> periodically and held in reserve.  Cloning the boot drive requires a
>>>> target drive at least as large as the drive to be cloned.
>>>>
>>>> ** The drive's SMART system reports that it's error rate has been
>>>> exceeding specs lately and that it may very well fail in the future.
>>>>
>>>> Chuck Norcutt
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 6/15/2011 10:54 PM, Jim Nichols wrote:
>>>>> I would like to thank all of those on the LUG and the Olympus List
>>>>> who offered me guidance and advice on replacing my 6-yr-old C-Drive.
>>>>> I would especially like to acknowledge the help of Chuck Norcutt and
>>>>> Frank Filippone with critical information and insight from past
>>>>> experience with this chore.
>>>>>
>>>>> My old Maxtor 80GB drive is now stored as insurance against a future
>>>>> failure, and it has been replaced by a brand new 500GB Seagate drive
>>>>> as a cloned replacement.
>>>>>
>>>>> Everything seems to be working correctly, but I am watching for any
>>>>> surprises.
>>>>>
>>>>> Jim Nichols Tullahoma, TN USA
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