Subject: Re: Hard disk blues on laptops.
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 03/20/2007 09:53:33
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On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 09:22:33PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> I'm also sure I remember something about modern drives using the
> rotational energy of the platter to withdraw the heads in the event of
> poewr failure - and that was years ago.
Yes, that's very likely exactly the unpleasant sound he's hearing.
It's probably harmless, but neither is there anything wrong with
trying to avoid it.
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