Fixing Bugs: How Distributions React
Apr 13, 2008, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)
"Two weeks from today, the next version of Ubuntu should be
available for download; the scheduled release date is April 24. A
few significant bugs still remain and it would be interesting to
see how one, in particular, is tackled.
"This bug is one which was first reported in September 2006--the
high frequency of load/unload cycles on some hard drives which
could lead to premature death of the drive..."