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emkanapot

Seagate 7200.12 500 GB

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Hello,
after powering up, it spins and makes clicking noise at the very beginning for a while then stop spinning. I do serial terminal. It spins and shows some messages then stop. I cannot issue ctrl+Z to get prompt. I also provide you with a terminal log. What is the problem of this hard drive. Thanks.

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Besides that hard disk, is also your Search/Google broken? :unsure:

Some hard disks need to have the read channel shorted, see:

http://forum.hddguru.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=18907&start=20

http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/157329-barracuda-lp-no-not-a-720011-nor-a-720012/

Cannot say if it applies to that particular hard disk and to that particular issue.

jaclaz

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Hello guys,

I forgot to place card of paper between head and contacts on pcb. maybe, this makes me cannot issue ctrl+Z to get prompt. I will do it again.

Thanks.

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