Changes between Version 16 and Version 17 of FAQ


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09/28/2009 12:38:10 AM (10 years ago)
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Gabriele Pohl
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  • FAQ

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    319 === ''Medium Error'' or ''unreadable or uncorrectable or pending sectors'' on disk. What's going on? ===
     319=== {{{Unreadable, uncorrectable, pending}}} sectors or {{{Medium error}}} on disk. What's going on? ===
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    321321SCSI and ATA disk drives store data in blocks (sectors) of 512 bytes. Each 512 bytes of user data is stored on the media plus 40 or more bytes of ECC data included in it. These - so called ''ECC Bytes'' - are used internally by the disk firmware for error checking/detection and correction.