Re: Hi is this critical??

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Sep 17 2002 - 05:41:44 EST

On Tue, 2002-09-17 at 09:20, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> MORONS that think the drive vendors are not clued into the issue.
> I have to read and vote on NASTY proposals, whose intent is to check for
> G-Force damage. If you think that record is not findable, even if you

Sounds good news for honest users. What it does want though is the
ability of users to check that data when the disk arrives, because we
have delivery people, and they think that if looks like a box its
probably a football.

I've noticed putting one way temperature strips into things is becoming
popular to which is nice, but again its done in a way the user can't get
the data, while for high end enterprise/business use knowing you
accidentally cooked a disk is really important for making decisions both
about new fans/aircon and also about whether to replace

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