Disk errors

Mike Jeays Mike.Jeays at rogers.com
Mon Oct 3 17:25:59 PDT 2005

On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 13:48, Joe S wrote:
> Mike Jeays wrote:
> > I am getting one or two of these a day on a Western Digital 80GB disk
> Most drive manufacturers provide diagnostic tools for the drives they 
> produce. In this case, Western Digital provides a bootable diagnostic tool:
> * Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for DOS (CD)
>    http://support.wdc.com/download/index.asp?swid=30
> Burn the ISO to a CD and boot up the system with the CD.
> Run the diagnostics.
> It's best to use the tool provided by the manufacturer of the drive you 
> have. UltimateBootCD includes most popular drive tools.
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Thanks for the suggestion.  I downloaded the ISO image, but it won't
boot properly on my machine; it just says something about Caldera
DR-DOS, and the screen goes blank.  Maybe SCO has had its finger in the

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