Need second opinion, is my HD failing?
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht
wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200901 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 07:42:38 UTC 2009
Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> writes:
> On Wednesday 28 January 2009, Richard Shaw wrote:
>> 5 Reallocated_Sector_Ct 0x0033 100 100 036 Pre-fail
>>Always - 955
> It has to be about out of spare sectors, I haven't ever seen one that high.
> This is your wake up call I believe.
Crap, a count of non-zero should be his wakeup call. All my disks
that have grown bad spots soon died. Google noticed the same thing in
their disk study.
I'd copy the data on to a new disk, zero out the old disk and give it
to someone you don't like very much. ;-)
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht http://www.full-steam.org/ (ipv6-only)
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