I just installed 9.10 and message I got is " Hard disks are failing,too many bad sectors "
Never saw this before on my dell 1525 , well preserved and in good shape.
What to do ? Please help
on 10/31/2009 – Made popular on 10/31/2009
I just upgraded from 9.04 to 9.10 and when I restarted and got to the desktop, there was an icon in the top panel that when hovered over said, "One or more disks are failing." This was not happening before I upgraded.
i was wondering if there was any chance of recovering a maxtor hard disk, 250gb with about 217 bad sectors using 'dd' command in lxterminal. i also have a hitachi deskstar 500gb with 9 bad sectors, which the bios won't even read.
i checked and asked around, saying that the 'dd' command might be my sole hope of "restoring" these disks.
I'm attempting my first LVM setup via the GUI installer with Crunchbang, and this is how my current setup looks:My goal is to be able to easily resize later, you'll notice the sum of logical volumes is less than the sum of disk space, but that's irrelevant.After I finish the partition disks step, I eventually get this error message, and thrown back from that step:"An installati
That's what SMART says about my HD; "reallocated sectors count" (16 sectors). Last time I lost 500GB, and this disc is older. I'd like to prevent an accident.What should I do? Is there a way to "repair" these bad sectors? Are they dangerous?
I installed ubuntu using Wubi on my laptop. It has windows vista home premium. After i installed ubuntu and started using it gave me a pop saying that my hard drive is probably failing. I dont know why this is. Can some one help me? Is it possibly just because i installed ubuntu on the same drive as vista and it cant access vista files? It said something about my boot sectors.
i m new to linux
i am using fedora14 . i am using it with windows
from the past few days fedora os is giving notification that one or two disks are failing, disk have many bad sectors. i am unable to understand this problem.
so please help me