[kwlug-disc] Hard disk smartctl errors

William Rieck billr at thinkers.org
Tue May 6 12:11:25 EDT 2014


do you run an esata cable right into the freezer???




On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM, Nickle, Brian <brian at nickle.ca> wrote:

> I've used the freezer trick numerous times with great success.  I usually
> run the drive while still frozen as I find they sometimes fail more
> frequently as they heat up.
>
> One thing to note if you plan to send the drive off to 3rd party data
> recovery it is best not to freeze the drive as the condensation and
> resulting ice can destroy data.
>
> Brian
>
>
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