Current_Pending_Sector value on a brand new HDD

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at
Mon Feb 13 05:40:03 UTC 2017

On Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:18:04 -0500, Rashkae wrote:
>You could try returning the drive..

That should be absolutely no problem.

>the Manufacturer probably wont consider the drive defective until you
>run their diagnostic utility

The Utility seemingly requires Windows or MacOS or at least an empty
USB stick. None of it is available at the moment. A few days ago I had
a FreeBSD and Windows XP install, but I dropped both installs.

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