IDE drive - "hard error reading fsbn..." - recoverable?
cswiger at mac.com
Sun Oct 24 01:47:12 PDT 2004
>>[ ...and SMART status... ]
>>> So is there something I should do?
>>Get a new hard drive, this one is not going to live much longer.
> Problem is, unless it fails the Dell Power on IDE test, they won't
> replace it. :-/ Guess I just keep backing it up until it fails totally.
Get a Dell diagnostic disk for your system, and run the hard drive test. It
ought to see the problems, which you can then report back to Dell in order to
get them to do something.
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