[CentOS] Re: Hard drive errors
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Sep 25 21:31:14 UTC 2006
Les Mikesell spake the following on 9/25/2006 2:16 PM:
> On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 09:08 -0400, Lamar Owen wrote:
>> Power supply issues can do real damage to the drives, as well. I had a pair
>> of 250GB drives that have hard errorred sectors thanks to a power
>> supply 'glitching' on me. The drives still work fine otherwise, but they
>> have several dozen sectors each that will never be usable.
> Most drive manufacturers have a diagnostic/repair utility that have
> a fair chance of fixing that sort of problem. Unfortunately they
> tend to only run under windows.
Look for the Ultimate boot disk;
It has many manufacturer hard drive utilities, and you just need to be able to
boot from CD.
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