[nycbug-talk] hard error reading fsbn...

alex at pilosoft.com alex
Mon Jan 3 18:00:42 EST 2005

On Mon, 3 Jan 2005, Charles Sprickman wrote:

> I'm thinking this is probably not a cabling issue (one drive on one good
> ATA-133 cable) since it's not doing the "falling back to PIO mode" or
> "resetting devices" which I've seen on other borderline failures.
> Does anyone know specifically what "status=59 error=40" might be trying
> to tell me?
your drive is dead. status=59 might tell some detailed information (track 
seek or crc error or etc), but the bottom line is, make backup of what you 
have and throw it away.


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