Re: IDE disk making audible clicking with kernels 2.0.31 - 2.0.34

Richard Adams (
Tue, 7 Jul 1998 18:58:17 +0000 (GMT)

In a message from:
From: "Anthony Barbachan" <>

> Have you tried 2.0.30 lately? clicking virtually always means there
> is a physical defect currently present or about occur on the drive.

Then my brand new ST34321A, 4103MB w/128kB Cache, must be broken then.
It clicks quite often, at least a few times a minute.
After extensive cp'ing large dirs, to another disk, i cannot see a hick
anywhere, but still the clicks come and go..


Regards Richard.

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