[SATLUG] ssd problem

Howard Haradon hharadon at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 13:44:47 CDT 2014

On Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 11:52 AM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> I installed a small (40G) Intel ssd drive a couple of years ago, but have
> not been using it.
> At boot I get:

   < SNIP >

> Running hdparm I get:
> # hdparm -I /dev/sdc
> /dev/sdc:
>  HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(identify) failed: Input/output error
> -----------
> The data that was on this drive is not particularly important, but is there
> a way to recover the drive?  Or do I just discard it?
>   -- Bruce

Have you looked to see if Intel offers a HD test
CD to check out your drive?

Howard Haradon
Sent from my Athlon II X3

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