[nSLUG] Hard drive error messages

J. Paul Bissonnette jpaulb at eastlink.ca
Sat Dec 17 18:34:44 AST 2005


gnwiii at gmail.com wrote:

>On 12/15/05, J. Paul Bissonnette <jpaulb at eastlink.ca> wrote:
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>>gnwiii at gmail.com wrote:
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>>>When one IDE drive goes bad, it can cause problems with the other drive
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>>>the same bus.  I just went thru this when the Fujistu in my desktop at
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>>>hit 3+epsilon years and failed. The IBM disk is probably bad (I've
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>>replaced
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>>>a wack of the 40G version at 3+epsilon years). Get the diagnsotics from
>>>Hitachi Global Storage (who bought IBM's storage business) to make sure.
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>>I tried the diagnostic test from IBM, it got as far as disk 2 and reset
>>the box. No test, have to try again.
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>Disconnect the other drives for the test.
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>George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
>Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
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Other drives disconnected, the box resets shortly after disk 2 runs.

I am going away until the new  year, the box gets shut off until then.

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