[kwlug-disc] Hard disk smartctl errors

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Apr 29 23:45:53 EDT 2014


On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 9:04 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:

> To the hardware gurus out there ...
>
> I have a disk that was misbehaving for a while, and after a lot of trying,
> I managed to get the (relatively unimportant) data off of it.
>

One more important point: The disk refused to work when I was attempting to
recover the data. I put the disk in the a plastic bag in the freeze for
over a day, then let it "thaw", and was able to get the data that way.

So this trick does work ...
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