[sf-lug] EADS vs EARS

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Thu Sep 9 14:10:00 PDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 1:44 AM, Mike Higashi <mhigashi at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
>  http://www.linuxconfig.org/linux-wd-ears-advanced-format
> Mike

Thanks, Mike. Did not see that one.

Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Information Systems
Director, Campus Business Solutions
San Francisco State University

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