Subject: Re: OT: question on disk drive repair/recovery
To: netbsd-users <>
From: paul beard <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/22/2002 16:49:29
John Clark wrote:
> However,
> one 'cheap'
> trick is to get an identical model, replace the circuit board of the 
> dead drive
> with that of the 'working',  and see if the drive motors, read/write 
> head assembly,
> etc are intact. It is important to match the circuit boards as they 
> change even
> though the drive 'model' number stays the same...

so I need to look for a Western Digital Caviar 12100 drive that's 
physically identical to this one. Well, that's something to work 
on. Thanks.

Paul Beard
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