View Full Version : Seti@home/Monitor Sleep/Drive Spin Down?

May 14, 2002, 08:52 PM
I was wondering if there was a way of running at night without wearing out my Hard drive? Maybe like a Ram Disk in the old world?

Thanks in advance..:)

May 15, 2002, 12:00 AM
Consider this... hard drive life is rated in tens of thousands of running hours. That usually equates to several years (typically a minimum of 5 years). That is also of constant running hours, so running it a few days at a time won't kill your drive. Unless you don't have it protected from power fluctuations, and get a spike. Get a UPS (with power conditioning) and you should be fine.