[X4U] Firewire Drive Recommendations?

Zane H. Healy healyzh at aracnet.com
Mon Feb 8 14:33:56 PST 2010

On Mon, 8 Feb 2010, Joe Sporleder wrote:

> I had an Iomega 1TB USB2, Firewire 400/800 drive that I had been hanging
> off a Mac mini Snow Leopard Server as Time Machine backup for about 6
> workstations. It has crapped out on me for the 2nd time in the last year
> and a 1/2. Any recommendations for a particular Firewire 800 drive - 1-2TB
> in capacity, that would do a good job as a Time Machine backup drive for
> about 6 workstations?

Did the drive, or the enclosure die?  I'd recommend taking a look at a
Drobo.  Put 2-4 drives in it, and if one dies, just pop it out and put in a
new one, and the Drobo will rebuild itself.


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