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
>
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