[CentOS] PATA Hard Drive woes

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Sun Oct 31 15:31:08 EDT 2010


On 10/31/2010 3:27 PM, Keith Roberts wrote:
> Hi All.
>
> Yesterday I was installing Centos 5.5 to my web server, and
> it looks like the main hard drive has gone AWOL.
>
> Fedora 12 put the file system into r/o mode.
>
> The drive is an Hitachi, still under warranty.
>
> There are bad sectors on it, and running the Hitachi DFT
> tool confirms this. Also I cannot repair the bad sectors.
>
> Would this be caused by a faulty I/O chip, or is it safe to
> say it's definately the HDD at fault?
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Keith Roberts
>
hdd at fault


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