[sf-lug] EADS vs EARS

Mike Higashi mhigashi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 01:44:35 PDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 9:53 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> I was looking to buy a 2TB internal drive. Found one on Amazon.
> http://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-Intellipower-Desktop-WD20EARS/dp/B002ZCXK0I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1284006014&sr=8-1
> But then, just on a whim, I searched for Linux compatibility, and it
> turns out that EARS has issues under Linux. Has anyone run into these?
> Any experiences?

No personal experience, but have you seen this article on
partitioning an EARS drive:



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