Device errors -- on formatting a second disk

Dave Goldblatt dave at
Mon Dec 18 10:55:46 AEST 1989

I missed the precusor to this thread, so please bear with me.. :-)

In article <654400002 at cdp>, steve at cdp.UUCP writes:
> > *** DEVICE ERROR: Uncorrectable data error in sector ***
> > *** Controller 0 (Primary AT Hard Disk), Disk 0 Absolute Sector # nnnnnn

I get innumerable device errors, but with a "sector not found" error
instead when I try to format my second drive in the system (actually,
the errors spew out if I try to format, verify, or anything else).  I
get errors all over disk 0, which I know to be good.

I've been completely unsuccessful in adding this drive.  It's a Seagate
151 (42M) in an Everex 386/25 runing 386/ix 2.0.2 -- everyone here's
puzzled, and it's driving me nuts!  Any help will be greatly appreciated..

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