On 3/26/06, Luiz Eduardo Guida Valmont <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hi, > > I've recently (2 or 3 days ago) installed 6.1-BETA4 (from bootonly CD). The > installation process went on flawlessly. Then I left kdebase3 compiling (and > its dependancies) overnight. But I woke up the next day to find the login > prompt and a few (2, i guess) messages of bad blocks somewhere in the /usr > filesystem (just as a side note: I chose the automatic partitioning scheme > after alocating some 15GB). > > So what bugs me is that my HD may be "dying" (or expiring, for that matter). > However, I never got any sort of bad block message while running Linux for > more than 6 months, though I've certainly experienced some weird behaviour > not noticed by a friend o' mine who has the same distro (note: I used to run > KDE 3.5.1 and he still run KDE 3.5.0). Besides, I installed 6.0 and I used > to get this very same behaviour a month or so ago. And even before that, I > used run 5.3 (I got no error messages whatsoever). > > Is there an OS agnostic HD diagnose tool that's reliable? > > The HD is a Seagate one. > > -- > 's, > Luiz Eduardo > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > >
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