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Re: new PC disk problem?

On Wed, Aug 02, 2000 at 10:27:59AM -0400, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> I received a new Dell computer last week, and after a backup of
> my system tar reported problems with one file.  While trying to
> read that file, I get I/O errors:
>  hda: read_intr: status=0x59 { DriveReady SeekComplete DataRequest Error }
>  hda: read_intr: error=0x40 { UncorrectableError }, LBAsect=10360592, sector=4464737
>  end_request: I/O error, dev 03:02 (hda), sector 4464737
> Bad disk?
> Should I contact Dell or test-torture it some more?

...did you run badblocks on it?

Can you replicate the problem on another file in the same sector?

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