hard disk failure - now what?
freebsd at edvax.de
Mon Aug 24 21:41:39 UTC 2009
On Mon, 24 Aug 2009 15:32:05 -0600, Tim Judd <tajudd at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not just diagnostics and recovery, it's for preventive maintenance,
> and healthy operations too. Most people who use it are in a
> diagnostics and recovery, but if you always use it as preventive
> maintenance, you'll never need to use it for diagnostics and recovery.
> People complain about it: "I keep running spinrite, but it never finds
> problems!" .... exactly, it's doing it's job and not having to
> recover. It's doing the work the drive needs to swap out bad sectors
> and everything.
Well, and its price is not as high as most recovery tools.
So prevention is cheaper than intervention here. :-)
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