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SubjectRe: IDE Disk Problems
Jeremey Barrett <> writes:

> I had the same _exact_ problem with an 810M drive. It was because the
> drive was a piece of junk. I know many people who have had similar
> problems, even on non-linux machines, with Western Digital drives.
> I imagine their testing labs used the equivalent of a DOS box to test
> with.
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Me too. Same drive, same error messages, same horrible death
noises. Fortunately, I was able to read the drive just long enough to get all
of my stuff off of it. And I mean literally. Piece of shit. It was noisy in
life, and worse in death.

Brady Montz

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