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Bad HD - Journal of Omnifarious

Oct. 9th, 2002

05:14 pm - Bad HD

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I discovered this morning that my IBM drive has errors. I was kind of expecting something like that to happen. I bought it before I read the Slashdot report of all the anecdotal evidence that IBM had been having production problems. This is actually the first time anything like this has ever happened to me.

I suspect the data I lost wasn't important. But, recovering the other data wasn't easy. It took 5 hours of my time, and a lot of careful work.

Since errors on HDs tend to spread over time, I need to buy a new one soon.

Current Mood: [mood icon] worried
Current Music: Faith No More - Epic


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Date:October 14th, 2002 09:22 am (UTC)
IBM should warranty your drive.

Sucks to lose a disk, but they (IBM) are pretty good (about replacing broken stuff), especially if it was one of those drives made in hungary.

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