If a hard disk formatted and used in a position , in that position it may be used if manufacturer is NOT advised a specific position . After loading of files into hard disk , change of position may cause difficulty in reading of already recorded data . This point should be considered .
On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 8:35 AM, 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. > > > -- > Glen Barber > > "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I > learn." - Benjamin Franklin > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"