Re: Is this a bad, bad sign? (harddisk problem?)
On Wed, 7 May 1997, Rick Jones wrote:
> What do you think is causing this:
> May 5 07:23:26 panther kernel: hda: WDC AC21200H, 1222MB w/128kB Cache,
> LBA, CHS=2484/16/63, DMA
> Keep in mind that I'm not using LBA mode. Maybe I'm mistaken, but doesn't
> that field that says LBA mean the drive is in LBA mode?
> Ofcourse, you can tell it's not since the cylinders are more that 1023.
> Not to mention I just went through switching from LBA to normal mode not
> to long ago because of file coruption I suspected was caused by the LBA
> mode. Which now may be something else all together.
> I've only had this drive about a year. I can't imagine it going tit's-up
> this fast.
Indeed, there is something really wrong. Something really is
wrong with the harddisk. Few months ago there was a thread in a linux
mailing list about the how unreliable some western digital harddisk are.
many disgruntled linux users. you could check out www.wdc.com.
Andre M. Varon Lasaltech, Incorported
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