On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 08:07:45PM -0500, Jack O'Quin wrote:
I've had cheapo drives work without problem until I upgraded and
threw them out. I've had a carefully researched drive purchase
completely die without warning after 2 years of light use.
Since then, I try to assume that any drive by any manufacturer
can die at any time. MAKE BACKUPS.