[TriLUG] controller causing read errors?
Joseph Mack NA3T
jmack at wm7d.net
Tue Jan 25 10:57:22 EST 2011
On Tue, 25 Jan 2011, Jim wrote:
> On 01/25/2011 10:41 AM, Ron Kelley wrote:
>> Or, bad SATA cables. Try replacing them and see what happens...
> If it is a cable or something, might the drive be unharmed? I mean, if I
> leave this machine on today, will it damage the drive permanently? Thanks!
some errors, (possibly unallocated disk errors, not exactly
sure) are unrecoverable. The disk marks them as bad and you
can't reverse this. I had 100,000 disk errors in about an
hour when a power supply went flakey. The disk is fine, but
those blocks are permanently marked bad.
Joseph Mack NA3T EME(B,D), FM05lw North Carolina
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