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Re: [OT] Hard Drive Clicking Noise for Hitachi Mobile Drives



On Wed, 22 Dec 2004, Matthew Miller wrote:

On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 10:05:15AM +0800, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
I only found out today when I checked on DELL's website and found the
firmware update. Seems like IBM also had something like this reported in
ZDnet.

The IBM laptop drive I put in my Toshiba Libretto often makes a disconcertingly loud click. It's worked fine for years, though. I talked to an IBM tech right after I got the drive and noticed the weird noise, and was told that it's completely normal and just the drive realigning itself.

thermal recalibration


http://www.storagereview.com/guide2000/ref/hdd/op/actRecal.html




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