[Coco] Need to know if I'm in safe waters here
cocolist at invigorated.org
Fri Aug 3 14:00:47 EDT 2007
Frank Pittel wrote:
>>> Ugh that sucks :(. Is the problem the drive isn't spinning? If so, you can
>>> freeze the drive in your freezer, thaw it and you may be lucky enough to
>>> it spinning again temporarily ...
>> Briza, DO NOT FREEZE YOUR DRIVE! I researched this about a year or so
>> ago and it can cause (or lead to) all sort of other troubles that will
>> definitely thrash your data, not to mention the hardware in the drive.
> I thought that the problem was a bad ide cable. Freezing the drive
> won't help with that.
Yeah, I know that, but Hex's knowledge of hardware must be deficient or
he's not paying attention.
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