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Date:      Sun, 4 Jan 2009 14:48:30 +0100
From:      Peter Boosten <peter@boosten.org>
To:        Glen Barber <glen.j.barber@gmail.com>
Cc:        "aryeh.friedman@gmail.com" <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com>, "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: OT: how many rankmount units is a tower-case
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On 4 jan 2009, at 14:35, "Glen Barber" <glen.j.barber@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 8:33 AM, Aryeh M. Friedman <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com 
> >
>> Small related question is there any long term harm to laying a disk  
>> on
>> it's side (i.e. it lays flat when the tower is up right but on it's  
>> side
>> squeezed into a rack)
>>
>
> The ideal answer is 'no'.  The 'safe' answer is 'possibly'.  In other
> words, I wouldn't do it personally, but I don't expect it to cause
> harm.  I'd suspect it'd be more succeptible to a head crash in a
> vertical position.
>
>

Most drives in an drive array are on their side, seems not to be any  
problem.

Peter
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