Maxtor Drives. Hate.

I have a collection of computing history in my test lab / loft. Some very old stuff, some new stuff. A broad church of vendors, OS's, (win2k, win2k3, solaris, AIX, linux) etc.

And the only hassle I've really had (once I added UPS devices to compensate for the agricultural power supply in Rural Scotland) has been hard drives failing.

And of course, they're all of one brand. Maxtor.

I woud heartily recommend that everyone should find any maxtor drive in their possession, replace it with another drive, and destroy them. Because at some point, they will come back and bite you. Useless pile of crap.