On Fri, 13 Feb 2009, Rajesh Kumar Mallah wrote:
> I have received Dell Poweredge 2950 MIII with 2 kind of
> drives. I cant' make out the reason behind it , does it
> make any difference in long run or in performance
> the drives are similar in overall characteristics but does
> the minor differences if will cause any problem ?
As long as the drives are approximately the same capacity and speed, then
no, it will not cause problems.
In fact, it is recommended that two different types of drives are used.
That way, if there's a mass failure of a whole batch of drives from one
particular vendor, you don't lose all your data.
"Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build
bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce
bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning." -- Rich Cook
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