hard disk drive resetting problem
kauer at biplane.com.au
Thu Jan 28 23:48:53 UTC 2010
I seem to recall reading about a year ago about a problem some laptops
have with their hard disk drives resetting far more frequently than they
should, and dramatically shortening the HDD life. I'm not sure if
"resetting" is the right word, and I'm clearly not googling the right
I have a laptop here (new), and the hard disk is making a faint but
constant buzz. It works fine, but I'm concerned that this buzz is a
symptom of something damaging in the longer term, so wanted to follow up
the "resetting" problem.
Is that description too vague, or can someone remember the issue I'm
trying to describe and give me a pointer for further research?
Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au) +61-2-64957160 (h)
http://www.biplane.com.au/~kauer/ +61-428-957160 (mob)
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