On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 02:48:30PM +0100, Peter Boosten wrote: > > > On 4 jan 2009, at 14:35, "Glen Barber" <glen.j.bar...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 8:33 AM, Aryeh M. Friedman <aryeh.fried...@gmail.com > > > > >> Small related question is there any long term harm to laying a disk > >> on > >> it's side (i.e. it lays flat when the tower is up right but on it's > >> side > >> squeezed into a rack) > >> > > > > The ideal answer is 'no'. The 'safe' answer is 'possibly'. In other > > words, I wouldn't do it personally, but I don't expect it to cause > > harm. I'd suspect it'd be more succeptible to a head crash in a > > vertical position. > > > > > > Most drives in an drive array are on their side, seems not to be any > problem.
And if you ask the various harddisk manufacturers they will say "It will work fine. No problem." when asked if it matters if a disk is mounted horisontally or vertically or upside down. -- <Insert your favourite quote here.> Erik Trulsson ertr1...@student.uu.se _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"