[clug] Anyone got a 320GB Barracuda?
jeffm at ghostgun.com
Mon Jan 12 04:10:11 GMT 2009
Date Code: 07107
Site Code: WU
Yours for the taking on the condition that you destroy the data that is
on the drive. I can't remember were in our system this drive came from,
so condition is not guarranteed.
Robert Edwards wrote:
> Hi all (and a Happy New Year!!! - Yay!)
> So, came back from hols to find that my 320GB Seagate Barracuda
> (7200rpm) IDE disk in my (home) database server had bought the big
> one. Of course, I hadn't backed up _everything_ on it for a few
> weeks and now would like to recover what I can.
> Looks like an electronics problem (the disk rotates in short "steps"
> as if one or more of the phases of the spindle motor are not getting
> energized properly).
> So, I would like to try attaching a known good disk controller to it
> to see if that works long enough to recover some data from it.
> If anyone has such a drive (model ST3320620A) that I could experiment
> with, I would be most grateful. I can backup all your data to a 500GB
> external USB drive and you get to keep that drive if I stuff up yours!
> Bob Edwards.
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