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    [ubuntu] Re: bad sectors warning - is it reliable?

    http://www.bitsbythepound.com/karmic-upgrade-and-drive-fail-warning-137.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: bad sectors warning - is it reliable?

    I have no idea whats causing it. One person who seemed to know what he was talking about said that the problem was fixed, but now I lost a third hard drive so I am thinking that it probably wanst...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Bad Sector

    Did your hard drive eventually break like all 3 of mine have?
  4. [ubuntu] Re: HDD disaster! Bad blocks on encrypted LVM. Any way to rescue?

    Has anyone figured out WHY this keeps happening? Its not a coincidence that it keeps happening right after upgrade.
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    [ubuntu] Re: one or more disks are failing

    I had the same problem. However, instead of just being a false warning with no further harm occuring, all 3 computers that were running Karmic seem to have permanent hard drive problems and 2 out of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: bad sectors warning - is it reliable?

    I have seen about 2 dozen reports of Karmic Koala killing multiple hard drives on different computers in the same house simultaneously....And its not just a false warning. Peoples hard drives are...
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    [ubuntu] Hard Drive problems

    I am very surprised that the community does not seem up to date or to be acknowledging compatibility issues leading to damaged hard drives. Has anyone figured out what is going on with this yet? Has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive failure?!??!!

    Why is the community not acknowledging the fact that the Karmic Koala seems to be associated with Harddrive failure? While the problem is arguably in the firmware of the harddrive itself...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Warm disk in 9.10

    Check the other threads. Karmic has probably done millions of dollars worth of damage, maybe tens of millions. It has been destroying peoples laptops and external harddrives.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hard drive overheating

    That is interesting. After upgrading it killed my old laptop AND my external hard drive. Not a coincidence I think. Karmic really messed up.
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    [ubuntu] Karmic Hard Drive issues?

    What was the final verdict on what was causing it? Was it the bios on the hard drive for energy saving mode? What exactly did the fix entail?
    Is Ubuntu still going to be harder on my hard...
  12. Thread: Bad Sector

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    [ubuntu] Re: Bad Sector

    Karmic has been destroying hard drives. I lost 2 hard drives since installing it, 1 laptop and one external. The laptop was not under warranty.

    I heard the problem was fixed. How was it fixed? Is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu ruining harddrives?

    Maybe I should just stick with Windows 7 :(


    Ubuntu broke my laptop hard drive and my external hard drive, and the laptop was not under warranty :(
    I like supporting the non-corporate...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu ruining harddrives?

    At least my external hard drive is still under warranty.

    I dont really trust Karmic at this point, even if this bug is allegedly fixed. I am either going back to jaunty or maybe open Suse.

    Can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu ruining harddrives?

    So was it the power settings killing hard drives or was it something else?

    My other laptop wont even turn on anymore. It just shuts off when I attempt to load a new operating system. While its...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu ruining harddrives?

    Looks like I was right.

    http://www.breakitdownblog.com/ubuntu-power-saver-settings-could-damage-hard-drive/

    I will go back and check the hard drives on my laptop. Its only mad laptops that are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu ruining harddrives?

    Have you read all the other posts about the same problem? Obviously its not doing physical damage to the HD, but I have been hearing reports of drivers being damaged by this distro. Do a search and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 upgrade says I have failing hard drive

    Has any9one gotten their hard drive fixed after having this problem?
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu ruining harddrives?

    Immediately after I upgraded to Karmic from Jaunty on my Presario V5000 I started getting the disk error warning. The computer was a little outdated anyway so I decided to order myself a new one. The...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing over windows 7?

    Yeah, Im a noob. Sorry again for the rant. I am cheered up now.

    For future reference to aspire users, it wasnt the CD boot that had to be moved to the top of load order but the DVDRAM with some...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing over windows 7?

    I happen to be in a lot of pain today, even with the morphine and *********. Maybe Im grumpy and got a little too into my rant.


    Anyway, that was really easy thanks. Linux has generally been...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing over windows 7?

    Sorry. It really isnt your fault, but I still think that you need a tactical response to Windows ******* up the bios. Everything you do is awesome and I appreciate the help. Im just trying to offer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing over windows 7?

    I love Ubuntu, but the "its not our fault" isnt a satisfactory response to the problem. You have to accept the obstacles they throw at you and find a solution for the problems they cause, even if its...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing over windows 7?

    Windows is going to destroy Ubuntu if someone doesnt make a more user friendly way to install the operating system over windows 7. Did they do that purposefully just to destroy the competition? If...
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    [ubuntu] Installing over windows 7?

    I have seen this topic come up a few times, but I am a noob and need somebody to spell it out for me in simple baby steps and even tell me where everything is.

    I just got a laptop, an Aspire...
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