[ubuntu-uk] Gronk, gronk, gronk

Tyler J. Wagner tyler at tolaris.com
Fri Nov 26 13:39:44 GMT 2010

On Fri, 2010-11-26 at 13:14 +0000, Rowan Berkeley wrote:
> Nope. It is silent in booting, and, I think, faster. If I then close the
> CD tray, while the machine is still running, it gronks once.

Most likely your BIOS probes the drive at boot-up, even if you don't
have it in the boot order. That's normal, and I doubt you can disable

The sound may indicate a hardware issue with the drive, however.


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