[rescue] Fixing ringing

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Apr 9 11:08:39 CDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 09:13:09AM -0400, Torquil MacCorkle, III wrote:
> So two of the machines on my network seem to have acquired intolerable rings
> (not sure if that is the right word, but that is the sound they make in a
> high pitched tone)  What is the usual cause of this, and how does one
> usually go about causing the benefactor of such unacceptable behavior
> extreme pain and disembowelment?  The machines in questions are an AS200 and
> an Ultra 1 170.  Replies are appreciated, I would really like to fix this as
> it has rendered me completely unable to sleep for the past two nights.  And
> I really like to sleep. :~(

I usually associate the noise you describe with a failing disk.

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