[Novalug] disk :(
macoafi at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 17:20:17 EDT 2008
Often the heat makes the head become misaligned, so freezing it shrinks the
parts back into a properly-aligned position.
On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 5:14 PM, Mark Smith <mark at winksmith.com> wrote:
> i know a guy who recovered a disk that way... i thought the underlying
> problem he was experiencing was due to the controller hardware mounted
> on the disk. heat caused the problem.
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 10:47:44AM -0400, Pete Nuwayser wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 10:29 AM, David A. Cafaro <dac at cafaro.net>
> > <...>
> > > This can sometimes work when you have the clicking issue, the freezing
> > > can change physical properties of the metal inside the drive long
> > > enough for it to start working again. It won't work in every case
> > > though, but so far I've had a very good record with this technique.
> > That rocks. I love it.
> Mark Smith
> mark at winksmith.com
> mark at tux.org
> Novalug mailing list
> Novalug at calypso.tux.org
Linux User #432169
ACM Member #3445683
http://ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot.com <-my blog of Ubuntu stuff
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Novalug