Re: Noisy HD of an iBook
Rog�o Brito <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Hello, All.
> I just bought myself a brand new iBook 600MHz combo, with a
> 20GB HD. It is a nice machine and I'm surprised with the
> crispness of its LCD, compared with other notebooks that I
> have used in the past.
I'm using iBook 500MHz DVD.
> But it is not perfect: its HD seems *quite* noisy when it is
> reading random tracks and this is worrying me a lot, even
> though is is relatively silent during sequential reads (but it
> can still be heard).
My HDD seems to be *a little* noisy after I've changed filesystem from
ext2 to ext3. Do you use ext3?
> So, I would like to know if this is common with the new iBooks
> with large HDs or if I should exchange it with a new one. I am
> afraid of losing data if it is defective and dies soon. :-(
> The information that made me worry about this is that at
> http://www.xiph.org/~jack/ibook/thoughts.html, Jack says that
> the machine (his is an iBook 500) is quite silent and that he
> can't usually hear the it work when he is in a silent
> Well, any comments are more than welcome.
> Thanks in advance, Roger...
> Rog�o Brito - email@example.com - http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito/
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