[CentOS] Hard drive errors

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 21:16:45 UTC 2006

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.

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at gmail.com

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