random problem with 8.3 from yesterday

Damien Fleuriot ml at my.gd
Sun Feb 26 22:54:45 UTC 2012

On 26 Feb 2012, at 05:06, Erich Dollansky <erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Sunday 26 February 2012 00:55:46 Kevin Oberman wrote:
>> I thought he was creating a "monolithic" device...what was called
>> "dangerously dedicated". No slices at all. Not only are DD volumes
> yes, I remember this term. And Windows machines get confused but they do not damage the media.
>> mountable, they are bootable. It's been years since I created a DD
>> disk as the slight space savings are irrelevant on modern hundreds of
>> gigabyte disks, so I may have forgotten how it works. It might still
>> make sense on a small thumb drive, bootable or not.
> Never break a winning team. The script doing the job works since a long time. This is the simple reason behind.

Ok so since nobody mentioned it, does the problem happen for ALL your media handled in the same fashion, or just the one drive ?

What I'm saying is don't blame the software so readily when it might be hardware.

Get a SMART report on your disk.
Also try with another media.

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