Hard drive errors

Paul Bryan pa_bryan at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Feb 3 13:03:32 EST 2003

On Monday 03 February 2003 09:47, James McNeill wrote:
> If your heads get damaged, this can be the result. Have you changed any
> BIOS/jumper settings recently?


> If it turns out to be the controler on the disk, mayhap some kind soul on
> the list will have the same model HDD & will borrow you it.
> I had the same problem with a 1 GB disk years ago. Not alot you can do if
> it is a mechanical failure.

I think it may have bit the big one. I've got intermittent errors reading 
from the device now eg. fdisk /dev/hdd reports that it can't open the 
device. Seems to be getting pretty hot too.

Lucky I didn't have any data on there I guess.


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