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Re: strong clicks from the hd

On Tue, 2001-12-18 at 11:56, Ivan wrote:
> hi all, i have a pismo with debian testing/macos9 . since the first 
> installation, 5 months ago, the hd sometimes makes a strong click, only 
> with linux. During heavy hd usage, like rebuilds of htdig, slocate, 
> ecc, i can hear 4-5 clicks in a minute, but usually are only 4-5 in a 
> day. Is this a thing to worry about? ( e.g. clicks will soon kill the 
> hd? )

I doubt it. I think I've been hearing the same clocks from the Cube's
HD, but it's been running fine for a couple months. I guess when the
disk is dying, one notices bad things happening in software. :)

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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