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Old 04-12-2011, 02:18 PM   #16
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Im still not having any problems its just it popped up all of a sudden and I was hoping for some info.
As I said, I'm very surprised that the "fail" threshold on such a large capacity drive is only 140 sectors. I've been dealing with Sun, IBM and Compaq/HP systems for the last 13 years some of which have had the drives spinning for that amount of time and monitoring the number of bad blocks has been sufficient after re-vectoring in quite a lot of cases. Obviously the disks then weren't 2Tb, more like 2.1Gb!
I believe chemists now "grow" the heads for drives and the capacity depends on this small size and the data coding efficiency. I remember having to clean heads in DEC Ra60 drives (60Mb)with isopropal alcohol! (Yes, I'm that old!) I'd be surprised if modern drives were less resilient!

Keep watching that sector count though and good luck!

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Old 04-12-2011, 03:33 PM   #17
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I am in no way an english expert, but please tell me where the proper punctuation is in the following sentence:This is, in my eyes, a mix of at least 3, if not 4, sentences without proper punctuation.

But anyways, back ontopic.
You said reading it was nearly impossible yet you did. Lighten up on people cause your own punctuation is not always correct either e.g your use of a colon (punctuation not anatomical) above was not required, the correct punctuation would have been a full stop.
 
Old 04-13-2011, 08:13 AM   #18
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You said reading it was nearly impossible yet you did.
You are right, may be I have overdone it a little.
As I said, I am far away from being an english expert, but at least I try to do it right. All what I wanted to say is that even a person whose native language is not english should know that you put full stops between sentences. It makes a post harder to read if you don't do that, and I would consider that unfriendly, since the OP is actually trying to get help with his issue. So he should try to make his post easy readable for those willing to help.
I didn't want to offend anyone, and I didn't want to start a war about proper punctuation, so please don't take it so.
 
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I didn't want to offend anyone, and I didn't want to start a war about proper punctuation, so please don't take it so.
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