15k drives?

fluke@gibson.mw.luc.edu fluke at gibson.mw.luc.edu
Fri Mar 21 16:19:01 CST 2003


On Fri, 21 Mar 2003, Vsevolod (Simon) Ilyushchenko wrote:

> Has anyone had any problems (with performance, stability etc) with the 
> newer 15K SCSI drives under Linux on the Poweredge boxes?

No.  The increase in rotational speed is fairly seemless to the OS.  
Stability/reliablity should be OS independant unlike CPU overclocking or 
use of PAE (memory above 4 Gigs) where problems can occur on specific 
OS'es.  Performance effects may differ slightly based on the file system 
implimentation and the applications used.




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