Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re:
From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2002 23:36:33 +0100 (CET)
Rob & Liz Ward wrote:
> Hold on. Can someone explain. I don't believe it is possible to physically
> destroy a HDD via s/w.
Neither did I, until I managed to fry two disks in the Archos by simply
writing the wrong things to the port pins.
> So what is happening to these drives? Are they reformatable on a PC?
I don't know what happened. My disks are not reformattable in a PC. The BIOS
detects the disks, but every sector access gives read/write errors.
Received on 2002-01-05