Re: Kills Linux hdd's?
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew Dalton" <email@example.com>
To: "Frank Brodbeck" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 6:56 AM
Subject: Re: Kills Linux hdd's?
> Frank Brodbeck wrote:
> > All worked pretty
> > fine and then suddenly I heard this strange sound from my harddrive.
> > It twanged like the read/write header of the hdd would somehow hang.
> > First of all, the system just froze for several seconds but after
> > short time the system started to freeze completely after such events and
> > also the frequency of these sounds increased rapidly.
> Between my sister and I, we've had 3 20G disks die this way - one
> quantum fireball and two seagates. She has a 20G WD drive now (fingers
> crossed) and I have a 60G Maxtor. Maxtor and Quantum are the same
> company now though, so I'm really hoping for my sake that they've sorted
> out their reliability problems.
> Previously I'd never had any drive die like this. I've got a 245Mb
> Maxtor that's 8 years old and still going strong. They just don't build
> them like they used to.
> BTW. I am a Linux user, but my sister is strictly Windows only. This is
> a hardware problem - it has nothing to do with Linux.
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