[CentOS] HDD badblocks

Tue Jan 19 23:36:30 UTC 2016
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 1/19/2016 3:29 PM, J Martin Rushton wrote:
> I suspect that the gold layer on edge connectors 30-odd years ago was
> a lot thicker than on modern cards.  We are talking contacts on 0.1"
> spacing not some modern 1/10 of a knat's whisker.  (Off topic) I also
> remember seeing engineers determine which memory chip was at fault and
> replacing the chip using a soldering iron.  Try that on a DIMM!

indeed, I pretty much quit doing component level electronics when 
everything went to surface mount.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz