[TriLUG] OT: Old Hard Drives

Reid Sayre rlsayre at bellsouth.net
Mon Jul 3 11:07:47 EDT 2006


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Reid Sayre

Brian Weaver wrote:
> Hi All,
> As a result of a failed disk in a raid5 array I'm going to have a few
> used hard drives with no place to live. I basically pulled out 3 good
> 60 GB seagate drives from my raid-5 array and the associated 3-ware
> 6500-4 series card. I've replaced the array with a linux software
> raid1 using two 400 GB seagate drives that were on sale at BestBuy
> this weekend.
> I'm likely to have some 120GB drives in the near future from another
> system too. Does anyone in the group know of a IRS qualified charities
> that could use the drives? I'd also be open to purchase offers off
> list too. I will be running badblocks and a drive wipe utility on the
> drives prior to them leaving my possession.
> Thanks
> -Brian
> -- 
> /* insert witty comment here */

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