Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

2

The problem clearing up when you squeeze is usually diagnostic of a bad internal connection -- a loose connector, a ribbon cable that has lost good contact or has been damaged and has an internal break, or a cold solder joint. If the monitor is out of warranty and you have some experience at electronics repair, you could open the case and look for that ...


1

I'll answer my own question, but feel free to post another answer if you have a better idea. Here is what I did. First, I mounted the partition as read-only: mount -o ro,noload /dev/sdb6 /badhdd Then I used find to run ddrescue on each file: mkdir ~/rescue mkdir ~/rescue-log find /badhdd/path/to/directory -type f -name "*.NEF" -exec ddrescue -vvvv -P1 ...


1

Just because the PSU is 900W does not rule out one of the 12v lines burning out. You've pretty much established that the rest of the system is fine with a low power card and the likelihood of a new card having the exact same problem as the old card is very slim. It sounds quite likely that one (or both) of the dedicated graphics card power supply lines in ...


1

The SMART 'reallocates sectors count' has fallen below a critical level (5). From Wikipedia: When the hard drive finds a read/write/verification error, it marks that sector as "reallocated" and transfers data to a special reserved area (spare area). This process is also known as remapping, and reallocated sectors are called "remaps". The raw value ...



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible