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Re: [vox] wd EARS drives in Linux
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Re: [vox] wd EARS drives in Linux



I have seen some people reporting performance problems with software
raid in some circumstances.

Also they cannot have TLER enabled (also bad for raid).

For normal non-RAID use I understand they work fine.


On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 7:08 PM, Nick Schmalenberger
<nick@schmalenberger.us> wrote:
> On Wed, May 05, 2010 at 06:47:19PM -0700, Scott Miller wrote:
>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136514
>>
>> Anyone know of any pros/cons of the newer Western Digital 'ears' model
>> drives in Linux?
>> They have 4kB sectors which are larger and different from 512B sectors
>> of hard drives in the past.
>>
>> i found a few posts like this one saying they are having problems with
>> performance in Ubuntu:
>>
>> http://community.wdc.com/t5/Desktop/WD20EARS-in-Ubuntu-has-poor-performance/td-p/16377
>>
>> Eh? Thanks for your advice,
>>
> I have 2 of the 1.5tb ones and one annoying thing is they still
> report 512B sectors and you are just supposed to have partitions
> on a 4kB boundary. I haven't tried benchmarking them but they
> seem to work ok. Hopefully I will get a chance to do more with
> them this week.
> Nick Schmalenberger
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