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Old 03-17-2006, 12:17 AM   #1
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SATA connector trouble

This doesn't really relate to Linux, but ... I'm wondering if anyone else has the same problem I'm having:

On one of my hard drives, the SATA connector keeps coming loose. It only takes a little bit of play and the entire drive disappears and/or displays a whole buncha errors.

I tried to tape the damn thing, but that didn't work. Is this a warranty issue?
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Er, how about you screw the sides of the case back on and leave the damn thing alone ???.
I have a drive that does similar. On my test box of course, which tends to get moved around. I just check it when the boot fails.
I doubt that it's claimable.
Old 03-20-2006, 11:01 PM   #3
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I guess I'm gonna need to reposition the tower because in its current position it sometimes gets bumped, and that usually will knock it out of the socket.



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