16963Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Is my Harddisk dying ? What to do ?
- Jan 2, 2003On Thursday 02 Jan 2003 2:02 pm, you wrote:
> >Try running /sbin/badblocks. In its default mode it will just read all
> > this morning while a cronjob was running over my filesystem, I got
> > loads of errors located near a certain block. Now I wonder whether
> > this is "ok" or "alarming".
> > Also my i8.2k is still under warranty, so should I try to have the
> > harddrive replaced ? If yes, what steps should I take to claim my
> > warranty (given that I do run linux) ?
> > Thanks for any suggestions,
blocks on the disk and report any errors.
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