Re: DMA issue
On Saturday 25 September 2004 10:28, Josh Lauricha wrote:
> On Sep 23, 2004, at 9:13 AM, Justin Guerin wrote:
> > On Wednesday 22 September 2004 14:50, Josh Lauricha wrote:
> Well, taking Justin's advice, I've pulled the disk put it into another
> computer and tried to use the smarttools on it. smartctl -a /dev/hdc
> shows it's SMART capable, however smart -s on fails. I'd take it this
> is a good sign the drives dead?
> But I just noticed that, when mounted ro it works okay.
Dead, or in the process. Using it in ro mode is great, because it allows
you to get your data off before it dies. The on-drive controller having
errors is a bad sign.