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Re: HD problem, Debian Sarge 2.6.9, 30GB IBM HD

On Sunday 26 December 2004 10:10 pm, William Ballard wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 26, 2004 at 09:31:05PM -0800, Benedek Frank wrote:
> > positive statement about my harddrive. It is 30GB by the way, not 60.
> > Hope that makes a difference.
> That was just one particular run, and they were desktop drives.
> But they had a failure rate of about 10% and IBM got a big black
> eye for it.
> Hard drives fail.  It happens.  Use this as an opportunity
> to get a bigger drive with a higher RPM.
> The Hitachi 60GB 7200RPM is the best one you can buy.
> http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=22-146-020&depa=1
> Get one of the slick USB2 minature hard drive enclosures
> to put your old 2.5" drive in.


Thanks for the idea. i will wait until it really fails. I dont keep any 
backups, its a laptop. When it fails, I just send it back to the 
manufacturer, as I have warranty on it.

I guess it isn't a setting issue or anything, but a hardware failure. How sad.



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