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SubjectRe: WESTERN DIGITAL 200GB IDE DRIVES GO OFFLINE - HOW TO FIX
It appears as if that site is having problems.

http://www.warp2search.net/

I don't recall the URL directly to the file, but I still have the file,
I've made it availible here:

http://66.93.105.220/~war/wd_cfg.zip (144KiB)
http://209.81.41.149/~war/wd_cfg.zip (144KiB)

$ md5sum wd_cfg.zip
ca3bfc92364e607ef04a1fbe3dba76c0 wd_cfg.zip


On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 05:59:28PM +0100, Dave Gilbert (Home) wrote:
> > In many cases these drives with the older firmware don't even grace you
> > with the benefit of an IDE error; they just give random file system
> > corruption. I believe that this was the cause of the problems I was
> > reporting here:
> > http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/linux/linux-kernel/2003-14/0935.html
> >
> > after updating the firmware both systems seem to be OK.
> >
> > So even if you aren't actually seeing these errors, even if you aren't
> > using RAID I'd suggest getting this patch.
>
> Where can we obtain these wonderful firmware updates? :)
>
> Jeff
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