Hardware for EROS?
Wed, 12 Apr 2000 02:38:53 +0200
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On 11/04/2000 at 16.43 Bill Frantz wrote:
>At 07:07 PM 4/11/00 -0400, Jonathan S. Shapiro wrote:
>>My Palm V resets with disturbing frequency, and I'm running purely
>>software. I have long since concluded that this particular battery-backed
>>memory is not reliable.
>>It's worth noting, however, that how much reliability you need depends on
>>what is at risk.
>My Palm III has reset once in the 16 months I have used it. That reset
>made me much more religious about backing it up. (Backup is the only use
>make of the desktop Palm code.)
Nine months ago I had lost my data because my hd (a Quantum Viking 3.5
Series of 4.3 GB)
had crashed (after only five months of usage). Later I discovered by an
internet search that
Quantum had delivered lots of HDs with the same defect (low MTTF ?).
I've put apart the Quantum hd and buyed an IBM :-)
Fortunately I had previously made a backup on my ZIP drive, so it was
possible to recover
the 95% of my data.