[ltp] 600E system freeze--software or hardware?

Zoki, mailinglist account linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Wed, 5 Jun 2002 08:18:47 +0200

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : owner-linux-thinkpad@bm-soft.com
> [mailto:owner-linux-thinkpad@bm-soft.com]De la part de Mark Nye
> Envoyé : mardi 4 juin 2002 14:48
> À : linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
> Objet : [ltp] 600E system freeze--software or hardware?
> Hi All,
> On two occasions I've experienced odd system freezes running RH7.2 on my
> TP600E. The first occurance was three months or so ago -- I was at the
> computer editing a text file when everything suddenly froze and the hard
> drive began making an odd "clanking" noise (pretty loud) that
> repeated over
> and over until I powered down the system. I restarted in DOS and
> ran IBM's
> disk-check tools, but didn't find any problems with the hard disk.

*** Never had a HD making a noise but found the Linux log files to be very
verbose when there is a soft or hardware problem. You did not say if you
checked yours to see if you have disk seek errors?


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