From: STeve Andre' (andres_at_msu.edu)
Date: Wed Apr 05 2000 - 09:21:38 EDT
For what its worth, the strange and obnoxious sounds that my little 4G disk
has not affected it in any way operationally. I've been talking with other
owners, and a great number of them have reported of the whining noise as well.
Interestingly, the 6G disks may not whine as much as the others do--but this is
>from my unscientific polling of all the TP people I know locally, and might
a good sample at all.
I have gotten reports of noise on 4G, 10G, 12G, 14G drives. I think the
drives I have yet heard are mine (4G) and a 14G unit.
However, no one has reported disk failures, which is a good sign. Perhaps
have an irritating characteristic we have to live with? (Ugh...)
At 08:37 AM 4/5/00 -0500, sehh of H.I.C. & D.B.S. wrote:
>Ok people, you've made me very afraid.
>I've read the articles about the noise that some bad harddrives make, and i
>think i've got the same problem.
>The question is, do i trust the UK serivce or not?
>will i have all these problems that others had with IBM's service?
>I've noticed that the clunk-clunk noise is not based on software, or it
>since it happens on all three OS's that i've got installed. It doesn't
>frequently, but when it does, Windoze just gets stuck and i need to shut
>down the machine,
>but if it happens under OS/2 or Solaris the operating system just stops
>harddrive for a minute and then works fine.
>or maybe i should wait untill the harddrive goes dead... then atleast they
>to do any testing to find the fault ;)
>þ H.I.C. & D.B.S. þ OS/2 Warp þ Hellas þ
>þ ServerConfig þ ConfigEdit þ OS/2 UK UG þ
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