[ubuntu-uk] Fsck forced on boot up due to date problems after update

MailoGroups mailgroups at varga.co.uk
Sat Oct 6 10:20:38 BST 2007

> Snip...
> Quite what the actual problem is, I don't know but I wouldn't be looking
> at changing batteries, I'd suspect some hardware incompatibility.
Have you actually replaced the hard drive?
Or at least run a decent disk checker on it (the one from Maxtor  

Installing a whole new OS on a flakey harddrive is a recipe for disaster.

In my experience once drive start showing back sectors they usually go 
bang pretty quickly.
40-60GB laptop drive are pretty cheap these days and most laptops have 
bays so they are easy to change.

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