Subject: Re: Hardware trouble question...
To: Ted Lemon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Harry W. Waddell <email@example.com>
Date: 10/07/1999 12:34:21
On Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Ted Lemon wrote:
> Date: Thu, 07 Oct 1999 15:23:12 -0400
> From: Ted Lemon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Andrew Gillham <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Hardware trouble question...
> > Actually many seagate hawks that I've had the "stiction" problem work
> > quite reliably once they spin up. (e.g. running for months without
> > problems once they are spun up by "rotating" the drive sharply)
> That's great until the next power failure... :')
When all appears lost, try dropping the drive onto a carpeted floor from
increasing heights, until it unsticks.[ or gets destroyed]