On 9 Jul 2006 16:35:43 -0700 in comp.periphs, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>I've got a hard drive on a laptop that has failed once but started
>working again. That gave me time to do a backup.
>I've got 30 days left on my warrantee and I'd like to get it to fail
>permanently if it is going to do so.
>Is there a good drive stress test that includes some sort of retry
>counter that I could use for this?
Power cycles and surface tests may be your best bet if there's no way
of reproducing what caused it to fail before.
Thanks. Take care, Brian Inglis Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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