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Bad disk

    Date: Sun, 20 Nov 88 10:55 PST
    From: York@Chuck-Jones.ILA-West.Dialnet.Symbolics.COM (William M. York)

	Date: Sun, 20 Nov 88 13:54:51 +0200

	I have a 3670 Symbolics machine. I have a problem with my disk (hard

	Is there any way to save the disk ? i.e: do i have
	a badsect program which can 'removes' the bad sectors and
	tell the disk driver not to use them ? (similar to badsect
	program of unix), or should i reformat again/change my entire
	disk and then reload software ...

    How important is the data on the disk.  Is your LMFS stored there?  Have
    you been doing regular backups?  It is probably easiest to turn the
    problem over to customer service.  They will probably reformat and/or
    replace the disk and you can then reload the world load and restore your
    LMFS from backup tapes.

Its quite possible that this problem is caused by faulty IO hardware and
that all data on the disk is ok.  It is very rare that hello.boot files
and FLODs get disk errors.  You should have your local Symbolics CE come
in and swap the IO hardware.