new hd makes noises
Posted on 2000-02-28
I just put a 10G, 7200RPM WD disk
on my p133MHz.
it was working alright but sometimes
when i start the machine, i can hear
the disk is knocking at a steady beat
as if the heads are sweeping all the way accross the internal disks and banging at the end (at the spindle).
the disk has no bad sectors, and when it works ok- it works ok!
the same happend to me twice before,when
I put a 5.1G 5400rpm quantum on a pentium 100Mhz, maybe it is related to a new disk on a slow machine- but i need proofs for that.