Somewhat OT - can underpowered power supplies damage a system?

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Thu Aug 19 06:20:20 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-08-18 at 13:38 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Subtly mixed in with this might be a longer than normal spinup time at
> powerup, leading to higher head wear in the first turn or two of the
> spinup, 

I wouldn't have thought that would happen.  The heads don't touch the
drive in operation, and I thought parking the heads moved the arm
completely off the disc.

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