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Friday, 17 June 2005

Yesterday the harddisk of one of our firewalls died. After replacing the disk I was curious to see why the old one failed. Look at the pictures and you will understand why the firewall had a tough time booting from it...

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See? No data. (The "texture" on the disk surface is just the mirror image of the office ceiling.)

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All the magnetic coating has been wiped away over time. It's spread over the casing and stuck in the filter.

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The slip of paper with the barcode is just to demonstrate how transparent the disk is.

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