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Re: Did my hard drive fail cause of Linux?

On (21/05/06 21:27), ben wrote:
> My 5400 rpm 80gb ATA drive in my powerbook just failed the other day.
> It was making a weird buzzing sound whenever I tilted the laptop,
> eventually it got so bad that the drive wouldn't read without rocking
> my laptop back and forth. My linux partition was formatted with ext3
> journaling, so my question is was there something to my setup that may
> have endangered the lifetime (2 years) of this drive?

Unlikely.  It is probably coincidence.  Sounds like dodgy hardware.



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