[lug] Whiney drives.
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.
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