On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 11:33 am, Anders Ellenshøj Andersen wrote: > 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. > > Anders my acer aspire has a 40gb that does it. doesnt seem to bother anything. running sid and the evil xp - but 99% of time sid. does it in both though, so not o/s issue:) -- Romana Branden Sticks & stones may break my bones, but words can break my heart.. ITShare SA Inc - http://itshare.org.au/ ITShare SA gives away computer systems created from donated hardware and opensource software.
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