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

Rob Bell linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Wed, 05 Jun 2002 15:03:48 -0500

 > On Wed, 2002-06-05 at 05:12, Mark Nye wrote:
 >>Perhaps my safest bet is to replace the drive. Does anyone have a US 
 >>source for good, used Thinkpad parts?

A recent post from the ThinkPad mailing list is attached below.  The 
same thread also mentioned that Newegg has comparable models and prices. 
  I managed to get a 20GB (slower model) from AccessMicro a couple 
months ago for $49, but I think that was a rare find.


> Subject: IBM Travelstar 15GN 10GB ATA/100 2.5in Mobile Hard Drive
> Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2002 12:46:45 -0500
> From: Bert Haskins <bhaskins@triton.net>
> CC: thinkpad@cs.utk.edu
> References: <20020605103051.A12791@erlewein.com>
> I've always believed that if it sounds to good to be true, it probably isn't.
> This is especially true for me in the stock market.
> Googlegear has the IBM 10GB 15GN @ $65.50 and the 20GB @ $99.00.
> These are supposed to be the ultra quiet fluid bearing jobs and I can
> use either or both in my 380XD or 770Z Thinkpads.
> These prices are less than what used, unwarranted drives often go for on eBay.
> Can anyone see any Gotchas here?
> Thanks, Bert

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