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You can here the hard drive trying to cut on and off. Sometimes on boot up the bios fails to recognize the drive and you can hear once again it trying to cut on and off. Does this sound like the hd is going bad?? The thing is though I can go into recovery mode and still mount this drive and view its intact contents most of the time. If the motor is going bad how can I verify this accurately before shipping it back to the manufacture.
I guess my main question is how can I verify its the drive and not say perhaps my power supply or connector? I hate pay to send this thing back and nothing wrong with it.
Also the other rsyncs seem to have went smoothly so I'm having trouble blaming the software.
Thanks in advance,
Drive is a wester digital 80 gb.
Kernel is 2.4.10