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SubjectRe: ide drive dying?

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On Fri, 6 Sep 2002, DevilKin wrote:

> On Friday 06 September 2002 17:36, jbradford@dial.pipex.com wrote:
> > > I've looked up these errors on the net, and as far as i can tell it means
> > > that the drive has some bad sectors at the given addresses and that it
> > > will probably die on me sooner or later.
> > >
> > > Can someone either confirm this to me or tell me what to do to fix it?
> > >
> > > The drive involved is an IBM-DTLA-307060, which has served me without
> > > problems now for about 2 years.
> >
> > Have a look at:
> >
> > http://csl.cse.ucsc.edu/smart.shtml
> >
> > there you will find software for interrogating and monitoring the
> > S.M.A.R.T. data available from your drive. It's a little late to start
> > monitoring it, if the drive is already dying, but if, for example, it shows
> > a lot of re-allocated sectors, or spin retries, you'll know something is
> > wrong.
> >
>
> OK, I downloaded that and installed it, but well, frankly, it shows me very
> little useful stuff.
>
> Or i'm just not good at interpreting this.
>
> DK
>
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Andre Hedrick
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