[nSLUG] hard-drives

Gordon Jones haveanotherpuff at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 16:02:22 AST 2005


On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 15:38:18 -0400, Dop Ganger <nslug at fop.ns.ca> wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Dec 2005, Havea Notherpuff wrote:
>
>>> Yes maxtor the first one was a firebird but the last two were  
>>> diamondmax 9
>>> HD's.
>
> Maxtor drives are highly susceptible to overheating, in my experience.  
> It sounds like lack of cooling caused the drive to lock up - once it  
> cools down it should be fine, but check the SMART stats to make sure.  
> Sounds like you have a pretty nice machine coming your way! ;->
>
> Cheers... Dop.

I ran the maxtor tool on it and got a rma code saying it was defective so  
have arranged to get new one ,pretty sure it was no good,i do not know  
what you mean by checking the smart stats!
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