[CentOS] PATA Hard Drive woes
keith at karsites.net
Wed Nov 3 18:13:03 EDT 2010
On Wed, 3 Nov 2010, Lamar Owen wrote:
> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] PATA Hard Drive woes
> On Wednesday, November 03, 2010 02:51:02 pm RedShift wrote:
>> On 11/03/10 17:01, Keith Roberts wrote:
>>> Could a bad controller or bad RAM cause Hard Drive sector
>> Neither bad RAM or a bad controllor can physically damage
>> a hard drive. A bad controller will not cause reallocated
>> sectors. It can however cause UDMA CRC errors and other
>> weird non-SMART related behaviour.
> Might want to check the power supply as well. Bad/flakey
> power can indeed case damage to the drive surface; been
> there, done that, have two Maxtor 250GB drives with
> scribbled servo data to prove it.
I'm running the server from an APC UPS Back-UPS 650, so
there should not be any glitches in the power supply, should
In theory, theory and practice are the same;
in practice they are not.
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