Subject: Re: Hardware trouble question...
To: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
Date: 10/08/1999 11:10:50
According to Greywolf:
>I have a 4G SCSI drive whose problem is that it won't spin up all the
>way; i.e. the starter motor keeps kicking in, giving up after the 10th
>attempt to get to speed.
It doesn't look like anyone has suggested this one: warm the drive
up. I had a drive that would refuse to start if the room temperature
was below ~25 degC, it would do just as you described - try to spin up
and then give up. When the drive was warm it would spin up without a
Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, British Aerospace Australia