> People have a million ideas and that's good but I can only run one test at a time and > the first one I started still isn't complete. But, it has finally found the problem, > which is bad sectors. It just literally took all night to find them. I'll replace the > drive. No more WD for me.
Might as well scrap Maxtor, Samsung, Fujitsu, and Seagate too. I think they've all consolidated through buyout into to companies anyway. All using the same disposable circuitry, and firmware written by interns.