Re: Kernel or failing harddisc?

From: Alistair John Strachan
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 08:53:58 EST

On Tuesday 09 Nov 2004 11:07, Alan Cox wrote:
> It could be anything. An interrupt went walkies which could easily be
> the driver, thermals, cabling, phase of the moon, drive,... If those are
> the only logged lines then the drive hasn't reported any problems back.
> Failed maxtors normally make it very clear they died - both in smart
> data (usually) and by spewing drive level errors.
> Alan

Thanks Alan, I'll look into it. Since I've not received any SMART warnings,
I'll just assume the drive is fine and it's something else.


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