[TriLUG] HD failure eminent?
turnpike420 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 10:05:41 EST 2004
I'll 2nd this notion! Nothing like a 20lb sledge vs harddrive battle.
I'm sure you can figure out the outcome... + it's good for stress
relief since the drive is responsible for the headache it probably
gave you before the battle was declared.
On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 09:09:49 -0500, Phillip Rhodes wrote:
> Personally, I've had enough hassles with failed hard-drives lately, that
> my suggestion is to buy a new drive at the first sign of possible
> failure, and beat the old one to pieces with a sledge-hammer (after
> copying the data off!) to make sure it doesn't get re-used by mistake.
> Unless money is really tight, it seems to me that hard-drives
> are cheap enough these days that it doesn't make sense to risk
> playing around with a suspect drive.
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