[lug] Whiney drives.

John Starkey jstarkey at advancecreations.com
Thu Dec 14 23:07:55 MST 2000

>          Was it making the noise only when accessing the drive or all the 
> time.  If only during access then it may be low/high flying heads.  If it 
> was all of the time then it sounds like your bearings have developed a 
> defect.  If I were you I'd backup your important data, because from my 
> experience the drive will begin developing data errors pretty soon.

Your memory may be serving me correctly. :} I just had to do a total

But it's not making any noises now. I can actually hear the fan.

The noise happened 24x7. I left it running constantly because I was afraid
it'd seize if I let the drive park.

More information about the LUG mailing list