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

Joe Clark linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Wed, 5 Jun 2002 21:21:37 -0400

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert A Munro" <ramunro1@ix.netcom.com>
To: <linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 2:48 PM
Subject: Re: [ltp] 600E system freeze--software or hardware?

> On Wed, 2002-06-05 at 05:12, Mark Nye wrote:
> >
> > Thanks to all of you for the input. No disk seek or I/O errors in
> > /var/log/messages...only the note written during restart that "read-only
> > filesystem recovery necessary". I suspect that James is right: no error
> > messages were written because the drive had stopped working.
> >
> > Perhaps my safest bet is to replace the drive. Does anyone have a US
> > source for good, used Thinkpad parts?
> >
> > all the best,
> > Mark
> >
> Dunno... you could try Google to find specialty parts houses.  Then
> there's Ebay, but the usual caveats apply.
If you do decide to look on Ebay, remember that many of the sellers are
merchants with larger stocks that often include new parts still in the box.
You can find these by going to the bid screen which will have bookmarks like
"visit my store" or "see my other products."



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