OT Laptop HD question

From: Tom Jennings <tomj_at_wps.com>
Date: Thu Feb 10 13:52:54 2005

On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, John Lawson wrote:

> All three of the HDs in my previous and current laptops, a Toshiba 420CDT,
> an IBM Thinkpad A21m, and this Dell Latitude - have exhibited a sporadic
> 'snapping' behavior that is quite energetic (and alarming!).

Well it might be... maybe it's... :-)

Seriously, my Vaio VX89 laptop, running freeBSD, does the same
thing. Sounds like an over-eager recalibrate. Did the same thing
on SuSE linux. I can't tell you if there's any pattern to mine,
it's not that common. The drive is now 3 yrs old with no problems
so far.
Received on Thu Feb 10 2005 - 13:52:54 GMT

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