Disk not spinning up

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Mon Sep 18 07:20:49 UTC 2017

On Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:38:36 +0930, Shane Ambler wrote:
>How about a flaky voltage regulator that doesn't provide enough power
>to spin up the disk.

The described symptoms indicate a hardware issue, it doesn't matter if
it should be aged/dirty lubricant, magnetic particles at the wrong
places or worn out movable parts.

>screws distort the board a little to disconnect them

I agree, opening and closing the drive might have add additional issues.



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