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Disk drive fired 'Frisbees of death' across data centre after storage admin crossed his wires

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I remember this exact kind of story if somebody inserted a damaged CD on a CD drive.

Nobody in their sane mind would try to read a CD if the core plastic (that shapes the central hole) was damaged.

CDs rotate at over 500 rpm, but at a fraction of the energy.

However, CD readers are covered with steel boxes for a reason.

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