Saturday, February 5, 2011

Dread clicks and whirs: the sounds of hard drives failing - Boing Boing

Dread clicks and whirs: the sounds of hard drives failing - Boing Boing:
"Datacent, a data-recovery house, has a page of recordings of the sound of hard drives failing, segmented by vendor and cause of failure (e.g., 'Western Digital 250GB desktop drive with stuck spindle can't spin up, chatters' and 'Fujitsu laptop hard drive with bad heads making sweeping sound')."