I would try to use dedicated diagnostic/repair tools from the hard disk manufacturer.
If it is Seagate:
http://www.seagate.com/support/disc/drivers/discwiz.htmlhttp://www.seagate.com/support/seatools/http://www.seagate.com/support/kb/disc/faq/ata_llfmt_what.html (try to do this if you dont have important data on the HDD)
Michael Treacy napisał(a):
> Hi all,
>> I'm running SuSE 10.0 on a Sony Vaio (PCG FX-804).
>> I'd been working on it this evening and went to shut it down. An
> that I had open seemed to hang and I couldn't get access to the shutdown
> menu on KDE.
>> After leaving it for a few minutes in the hope that it would end the
> process, I ended up pressing the On/Off switch for a few seconds causing
> machine to shut off.
>> On restarting the laptop, I now get a message "Operating System not
> It doesn't seem to recognise the hard drive. I've tried going into the
> but the primary master says "None" and I cannot change it. When I reboot
> stops at the SONY logo, waits a few seconds then gives the "Operating
> not found" message.
>> Any suggestions as to how I might check the hard disk status?
>> Or is it terminal??
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