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Re: harddisk corrupt?

thanks, johannes and paul. i had to set up a simple nfs-boot to be
able to fsck my root device for bad blocks; that's what i'm doing
right now (and it will take a while). if the bad blocks aren't marked
by badblocks i guess i'll have to exchange the hd ...


On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 02:00:45AM +0200, Paul van Tilburg wrote:
> On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 03:48:14PM +0200, stefan kersten wrote:
> > i'm a bit concerned because of the dmesg output i'm getting lately
> > when accessing certain files (see below). this is on a tibook G4,
> > debian/unstable 2.6.5 (built from stock kernel sources). any ideas
> > what might go wrong? i'm still hoping it's not a hardware error ...
> Hi. I had the same problem. Also that my disk just stopped doing data
> transfers after increasingly shorter periods.
> I installed smartmontools to make sure it was the disk, I can advise you
> to do the same :) If the disk says it's broken, it's broken. The disks
> in the TiBooks have pretty good SMART support.
> Good luck,
> Paul

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