Strange HDD behavior?

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Dec 11 02:05:45 UTC 2008

On 12/10/2008 12:07 AM, Amichai Rotman wrote:
> Hello all,
> I had some electrical problems at my house lately, so I had a few power
> outages.
> Now all is OK, but I noticed my Kubuntu 8.04.1 box's HDD led is blinking
> franticly for ours.
> I ran the top command and I see 'kjournald' is high on the list, often at
> the top of it...
> Is something wrong?
> What should I do to find out what's it doing?
> Please help! I worry the HDD is about to die!
> Thanks!

Download and burn Ultimateboot to a CD:

Also, in the repos (universe):

sudo apt-get testdisk

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