Hard drive recovery

William Park opengeometry-FFYn/CNdgSA at public.gmane.org
Sun Dec 7 03:54:45 UTC 2003

On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 09:50:43PM -0500, Peter Pieczora wrote:
> Hi,
> I've got a problem with one of the hard drives, which unfortunately is not 
> under warranty anymore. It was RMA'ed at Hitachi and worked fine for last 4 
> months. It was used on G4 workstation with OS X loaded. 
> Yeasterday, drive started to give strange noise which would indicate actuator 
> arm problem (drive is spinning on power up). I've tried to run dft fitness 
> test but motherboard is not able to detect drive. 
> I'm wonderring if any of you could help me find best way to recover, (if 
> possible) all of the data.  

Since you're going to need new harddisk, buy one.  Install Linux on the
new disk , and copy over.

William Park, Open Geometry Consulting, <opengeometry-FFYn/CNdgSA at public.gmane.org>
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