bad sector in gmirror HDD
wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Aug 20 03:47:38 UTC 2011
On Fri, 19 Aug 2011, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Reading the underlying failing drive with dd will help identify any
> other questionable sectors. However, your drive temps are too high--
> many vendors call out either 50C or 55C as the point where drive
> reliability becomes significantly degraded.
The high temperature could be due to impending drive failure. I've seen
that exact situation with a failing WD notebook drive. Lots of read
failures, and it got very hot. The same model replacement drive ran
normally, just warm.
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