[Lvlug] Hard Drive Noises
dann s washko
dann at thelinuxlink.net
Tue Apr 19 23:06:17 EDT 2005
Michael Petersen wrote:
> I looked in /var/log/messages and nothing seemed out of order. I guess I
> will expect the worst and backup any important files. Since its only an
> annoyance and isnt effecting performance I am going to try and ride it out
> till its dead.
Yeah! Go for it! Backups be damned! That sucker may give you years of
perfect performance. You may have to take it out and slap it around a
bit to get rid of the clicking. If an open hand does not do it, give it
a knuckle sandwich.
Seriously though, make those backups. I speak from experience, twice in
the last three months.
On a side note; we used to take out the hard drives on the older Apples
(7500+ series) and smack them around when they would not boot. This did
Dann S. Washko
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