Detect a Periodic Pattern of Failure in Sectors

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Nov 3, 2023
SpinRite v7 ought to be able to detect a periodic pattern of failure in sectors which would reflect a troubled head.

Reminder to add that heuristic.

Newer drives are reporting on head failure directly.

Make SpinRite v7 aware of that info.
Yes... I cannot WAIT to have a modern platform with a GUI that will have a place for everything.

I have a design in mind that I've written about previously, where all of the drives v7 finds are enumerated down the left-edge with each item large enough for the user to monitor anything that going on for that drive. An at-a-glance progress bar, timers, etc. And that will be scrollable. Then, for any drive that's selected, pages of data, function, etc, can be selected with tabs running across the top. They can be scrolled in a single line, or made a "deep" as needed to show them all. I like that approach because it means that the UI is inherently expandable as new features are added.
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