[nSLUG] Hard drive error messages

J. Paul Bissonnette jpaulb at eastlink.ca
Sun Dec 18 19:52:49 AST 2005


Rich wrote:

>On Sun, 2005-12-18 at 11:04 -0400, J. Paul Bissonnette wrote:
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>>Rich wrote:
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>>>On Sat, 2005-12-17 at 18:34 -0400, J. Paul Bissonnette wrote:
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>>>Any bios issues, how are the settings in CMOS, anything hardcoded for
>>>drive specs?  
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>>I have not touched the Bios on the mother board since  years.
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>ok. this doesn't sound good.  Do you hear the drive spinning up?
>Any metal scraping noises?  If you have a bright light, look over the
>controller board on the hard drive.  See if you have any popped, smoked,
>bulging parts, or melted solder lines.  Look near the controller socket
>or the the power socket.
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May have found the problem, the 2 hdds are in removable bays, touching 
the wiring to the top bay causes  hda to act up.
There maybe a cold solder joint.

That will be a new year project. Tomorrow we are driving to Ontario for 
Christmas.

Eveybody have a good one.



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J. Paul Bissonnette
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