[kwlug-disc] Hard disk smartctl errors

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue May 6 12:16:01 EDT 2014


And a power cable!


On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 12:11 PM, William Rieck <billr at thinkers.org> wrote:

> do you run an esata cable right into the freezer???
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> On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM, Nickle, Brian <brian at nickle.ca> wrote:
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>> 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.
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>> 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.
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>> Brian
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