Timothy Murphy wrote:
> When I boot, my laptop tells me:
> "Buffer I/O error on device hda3, logical block 1775552"
> with the same message about logical blocks 177553,4,5
> as well as logical blocks 0 and 1.
>I'm no expert, but I think your drive has had it!
You should probably replace the drive, and try to retrieve any data by
connecting it to a desktop machine (sometimes the error temporarily
"heals" itself for enough time to read the drive once or twice), then
move that data back onto your newly restored laptop.
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