Subject: Re: Supermicro Motherboard IDE Errors
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Felix Deichmann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/18/2003 13:53:12
Jukka Marin wrote:
> If I see the words "IBM" and "disk" together, they are usually
> accompanied with the work "problem".  I've had too many IBM disks,
> most of them have failed.  I spent a month trying to make an xp (ick)
> system stable - all problems went away the day when I replaced the
> IBM disk with something else (but only after the disk got so bad the
> ssytem didn't even boot up).

Unfortunately I have to confirm you.

> These sound like disk problems to me.. the disk can't read some blocks.

My IBM drive showed the same problems/errors before it died a month 
later or so. I got the same drive as a replacement (warranty), but now 
(after few months) the new drive also begins to fail.