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disk drives

  1. MontysEvilTwin

    Pending Sector won't Reallocate

    One of my units flagged disk errors (lines 197 and 198 of the smart statistics): there are eight pending and offline uncorrectable sectors. I have run fix-disk; it asks if I want to repair a sector, I select 'y' and it says that this was successful, but then asks if I want to repair the same...
  2. MontysEvilTwin

    Odd WD Purple Behaviour

    I have a 2TB WD Purple (WD20PURX-64P6ZY0) which I have been testing in a HDR-FOX for the last week. there has been some confusion as to whether this model is suitable for use in a PVR. Recent discussions (see here) indicate that it is not the best choice. I have already noticed some odd...