[vdr] DeleteResume patch for vdr 1.3.32.

Reinhard Nissl rnissl at gmx.de
Sun Sep 11 21:41:03 CEST 2005


Carsten Koch wrote:

> I am using SAMSUNG SP1604N, which are very quiet.

That's true.

> That obviously depends on how often you spin them up and down.
> I would assume that a disk which is on for 2 hours a day
> and off for 22 (so it spins up/down once per day)
> lives *a lot* longer than a disk that is on for 24 hours a day.
> What do you think?

Depends on the drive: a Seagate Cheetah's MBTF is only valid if the 
drive is spinning almost continuously. The docs allow only 30 
powercycles per year.

Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Reinhard Nissl
mailto:rnissl at gmx.de

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