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Re: Loud Harddrive Clicking noise periodicaly-Dell700m

Torsdag den 16. december 2004 01:33 skrev Benedek Frank:
> On my laptop, a Dell 700m, which has a 30GB HDD, I hear a loud click every
> now and then. I think I read it somewhere, that some harddrives or
> controllers have a problem. Or it may have been a BIOS problem, but I
> cannot recall it. I read it somewhere some time ago.
> Did anybody has the same problem with a loud click-ish sound coming from
> the HDD, while using Linux (Debian Sarge 2.6.8-1-386) ?

Sounds familiar. Don't think it is a problem though. Older disks, like Quantum 
fireballs would make quite loud clicks now and then if I remember correctly. 
I don't think it is specific to laptops either.


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