[TriLUG] OT: Laptop Hard Drive
chapelhilllaptopshop at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 23:57:23 EST 2011
Are they reallocated, or pending reallocation?
On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 10:12 PM, Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack at wm7d.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Nov 2011, Derek Linz wrote:
> I prefer hddregen to spinrite...even on a badly failing drive, it/they
>> can be invaluable if applied delicately. Regenerating enough sectors/the
>> right sectors
> I had a flakey PS produce 1000's of reallocated sectors in about 15mins
> before I noticed what was going on. I assume these are sectors marked bad
> and the disk has moved the data to spare sectors. I don't know any way of
> getting these back.
> hddregen seems to say that it can revive bad sectors. Do you think it will
> get my reallocated sectors back?
> Thanks Joe
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