[SATLUG] Bittorrent and Hard drive failure

Alex Bartonek bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 29 19:42:26 CDT 2009

nope and I download quite often.

--- On Wed, 7/29/09, MK Davis Jr <gtmo321 at earthlink.net> wrote:

> From: MK Davis Jr <gtmo321 at earthlink.net>
> Subject: [SATLUG] Bittorrent and Hard drive failure
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 3:00 PM
> While doing  large bit torrent
> download, I've had two hard drives to fail during or within
> days thereof.  I've googled  and there appears to
> be some concern that a failure maybe caused by
> excessive  Hdrive usage. I have used Dban software, a
> disk wipe program, that read/write the Hdrive for hours with
> no failures. I wonder if any of you have had a similar
> experience.
> Mike
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