Go the drive maker's web site and see if they have a diagnostic utility
you boot from a floppy(will probably be dos based, so be prepared), and
run that. That is the ONLY way to tell if it's truly bad or not.
On Thu, 2002-01-17 at 12:48, Olaf Frączyk wrote:
> On 2002.01.15 13:49:31 +0100 Stephen Lord wrote:
> > Please try this with the current cvs tree - there was a change in the
> > last week which fixed
> > some problems with mmapped I/O under heavy memory pressure (the emacs
> > build problem
> > mentioned on the list).
> It started to looks ugly :(
> Still problem, but ...
> I have 2 SCSI drives, and 1 IDE.
> The system is on sda and sdb drives, hda is for storage of unfrequently
> needed things.
> So, my /tmp is on /sdb3.
> And, as I said,
> xfs on sdb3 + vmware = vmware crash
> ext2 on sdb3 + vmware = OK
> but I tried to put it on another partition, the only free I have is
> both xfs and ext2 on sda4 + vmware = OK.
> So I supposed, there is some problem with the drive, so I ran badblocks
> -w, but it didn't found any errors.
> And the only thing which crashes is vmware, all other stuff works
> So I think, that drive is OK.
> Anyone has any ideas?
Systems Architect, CCNA
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