[PLUG] What happened to my disk?

m0gely m0gely at telestream.com
Tue Jan 24 08:36:15 PST 2006


Kevin Cosgrove wrote:

> Since I don't care about the data, I allowed SmartTools to attempt 
> repair on those sectors.  It says it fixed them.  I'm running a full 
> scan again, just to be sure.  Then I'll try running fsck again to see 
> what might happen.

What it means by "fixing" is just mapping them out and telling the drive 
not to use those areas any more.  IMHO, this drive won't last long.  I 
would warranty it regardless of whether or not the reported areas are 
"fixed".

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