hard drive test
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Wed Dec 31 07:04:34 PST 2003
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, David Bear wrote:
> i just installed 4.9-rel. after having the system on for about two
> hours I got a console message that device ad0 had timed out. then the
> system froze.
I believe Seagate has an utility you can use to check a drive. Also if the
drive was bought in the last couple of years and your motherboard supports
SMART monitoring I believe there is a port that can interface to the SMART
interface in your hardware.
>From my experience if your system supports SMART and you have it enabled
upon bootup you would receive a notice if your HD is having serious
To check if your system has SMART monitoring check your BIOS.
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