[Nottingham] Hardware problem

David Aldred david at familyaldred.org.uk
Mon Apr 9 18:59:57 BST 2007

On Monday 09 April 2007 14:28, Chris Burton wrote:
> > The motherboard IDE controller could be a cause. You would be better
> > running the diagnostic tools created by the hard disk manufacturer to
> > be completely sure.
> I'd also replace the cable or give it a good check for tears, small nicks,
> deep creases, etc.

Thanks, guys.

Taking the HDD out of the PC in question and putting it into mine leads to a 
different picture - it does reads and writes without any delays and while 
badblocks still reports some bad sectors, it's a lot fewer.  Looks like a 
mobo problem.

David Aldred

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