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Re: Need second opinion, is my HD failing?

On Friday 30 January 2009, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
>Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net> writes:
>> On Wednesday 28 January 2009, Richard Shaw wrote:
>>> 5 Reallocated_Sector_Ct   0x0033   100   100   036    Pre-fail
>>>Always       -       955
>> It has to be about out of spare sectors, I haven't ever seen one that
>> high. This is your wake up call I believe.
>Crap, a count of non-zero should be his wakeup call.  All my disks
>that have grown bad spots soon died.  Google noticed the same thing in
>their disk study.
Hey, I was trying to be nice.

>I'd copy the data on to a new disk, zero out the old disk and give it
>to someone you don't like very much. ;-)

Nah, just bin it, its toast.
>Wolfgang S. Rupprecht              http://www.full-steam.org/  (ipv6-only)
>         You may need to config 6to4 to see the above pages.

Cheers, Gene
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