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Re: Hard drive going bad ...?



On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 13:00 -0400, Paul Michael Reilly wrote:
> The smartd daemon (Fedora Rawhide) is starting to indicate that the
> hard drive has pending unreadable sectors:
> 
> Sep  3 08:01:43 roamer smartd[2032]: Device: /dev/hda, 9 Currently unreadable (pending) sectors 
> 
> These have been occurring over the past few days on my (~3 year old)
> A31p Thinkpad.  My first take is that the system is trying to tell me
> that it is time to replace the hard drive.  Before ordering a new
> drive, I figured I'd bounce this off the lists for second opinions.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -pmr
> 

Replace the drive fast. 

Bob Cochran



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