On Fri, 1 May 2009, Eric D. Mudama wrote:
On Fri, May 1 at 11:44, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
Hard drives are comprised of multiple platters, with typically an
independently navigated head on each side.
This is a gap in your assumptions I believe.
The headstack is a single physical entity, so all heads move in unison
to the same position on all surfaces at the same time.
Ahhh. I see. That would explain why the idea has not been explored
I think that what you're looking for, however, is already happening,
with server farms moving to multiple 2.5" drives from the larger 3.5"
drives. Even on SATA drives, with NCQ the rotational speed doesn't
Yes. I was hoping to hasten things along with a firmware/software
update rather than forklift replacement.
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