[lug] Whiney drives.
jarvi at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 14 23:22:54 MST 2000
from my experience, backup and expect the worst. Those noises are not solved by software.
On Thu, 14 Dec 2000, John Starkey wrote:
> I hope this isn't too stupid of a question but...
> Is it common or even possible for a severely frag'd drive (HD) to make
> hideous whining noises? Would it be the heads trying to keep up, if so?
> I was sure the drive was gonna die, sounded almost like it was speeding up
> and slowing down. But I defrag'd (sorry it's a Windoze machine) and now
> it's not making any noticable sounds.
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