Disk not spinning up

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Sun Sep 17 21:02:36 UTC 2017

On Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:50:42 +0200, Polytropon wrote:
>> The best approach is to per-warn up the drive hardware before trying
>> to power it on. Put a bear light bulb or shine a flood light from a
>> close distance on to the metal covered side, IE; not the circuit
>> board side, until it gets almost to hot to touch. Then power it on
>> and and away you go almost every time this happens.  
>I will definitely add this as even more help.

Usually it's worn out hardware from too many spin downs and spin ups. I
doubt that aged lubricants are the cause.


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