Daily Archives: 2013/08/16

Laptop Repair Failed

Well, the laptop itself is fine, but the hard drive is dying.  Much like my laptop hard drive failed.

It’s much earlier in the failure process, but shows many of the same symptoms – SMART status was fine, but there are blocks are going bad with more and more going bad with each drive scan.  In this case, I was able to review several fsck checks and it appears the superblocks disappeared.  All of them.

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