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[ale] QuantumFireball disk woes
- Subject: [ale] QuantumFireball disk woes
- From: glasher at nycap.rr.com (Glenn C. Lasher Jr.)
- Date: Mon, 7 May 2001 13:17:30 -0400 (EDT)
I tend to shy away from Quantum. They were pretty good in the 40MB days,
but I haven't heard anything good about them since the 1GB days or so....
On Mon, 7 May 2001, Pete Hardie wrote:
> Hello all,
> I decided to make the jump to RH 7.1 about 3 weeks ago, so I orderd from
> and also decided to get a bigger disk. I settled on a low-end Quantum Fireball
> disk. When I try to run anything formatting-ish on it, it seems to get stuck
> about 10G in. Running badblocks will truck along just fine until then, and
> slows down to a crawl (1 block processed every 60-90 seconds). I'm thinking
> about returning the disk, but wanted to check with the community to see if there
> something I'm missing that might be a quick fix. Any suggestions?
glasher at nycap.rr.com
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