Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 42859
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2019/05/20 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2006/4/28-29 [Computer/HW/Drives] UID:42859 Activity:nil
4/27    My 2 month old Seagate 200G EIDE drive failed yesterday. It's a
        Seagate, not a WD or Maxtor. I can't believe it.
        \_ Statistically, sooner or later you will get unlucky.  Also, every
           now and then vendors have bad runs, like the IBM Deathstar drives
           from a couple years ago.  If it's 2 months old it should still be
           under warranty.  Just get it replaced. -dans
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