IDE drive - "hard error reading fsbn..." - recoverable?

Tuc tuc at
Sun Oct 24 06:38:03 PDT 2004

> > 	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.
	Sorry, I should have mentioned I used the BIOS based disk check and
it passed. Maybe I do need to go to the more extensive one.

	Thanks, Tuc

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