Haven't had synced the iPod for 3 months, I bought some new CDs I wanted to put on it when I noticed that it took about 1 hour to just sync an album (after the first approx 1500 songs went through smoothly), so I googled this issue and come across this thread.
Here are my stats; I'm not quite sure how hopeless it is as this device isn't even 6 months old...
Pending Sectors: 0
PowerOn Hours: 33
Temp Current 38C
Temp Min 10C
Temp Max 54C
It probably got toasted a bit when I fell asleep on the **** ScotRail train without conditioning and the sun shining through the window last week... As it was running fine all the time, I don't hope that it's a progressive failure of the HDD. If it were, should I go to the Apple Store and replace it? It should be within the warranty, shouldn't it?
Reallocs is a little high but none pending may mean that the damaged areas are mapped out. You'd only know for certain by filling up the drive and checking the stats again. I suspect letting it get too hot won't have helped, but I don't know if that is high enough to be the cause of problems, or another symptom when the drive becomes unreliable.
I left it alone syncing for the last 4 hours and it turned out fine. I don't know exactly by what time it finished as I just arrived home but you saying it's alright reassures me, cheers! Filling it up would be a problem, probably, as I don't have as much music. an interesting option as I can use my iPod as harddrive, too.
Anyways, thanks mate for your help. Guess I just paniced a bit.
Hi new ipod Classic (80GB, 6th) not syncing with itunes 11.0.4 victim here.....
tried to sync and itunes will not recoginize, I get beach ball on itunes and have to physically disconnect. finder can see the ipod, but not itunes.
Pending Sectors: 16
PowerOn Hours: 143
Temp Current: 26C
Temp Min: 3C
Temp Max: 50C
Any advice? Running on macbook, 10.6.8 thanks.
None pending suggests that any problem sectors on the device have been identified and mapped out. Might be worth checking the source drive for errors and trying an alternate cable. Could also be worth using the staged transfer method in Corrupt iPod classic.
Pending Sectors: 56
PowerOn Hours: 79
Temp: Current 24C
Temp: Min 5C
Temp: Max 50C
Does this mean the drive is failing? Whenever I try and sync music, it freezes and will not allow my to continue to sync. I have restored, rebooted, ran anti-virus, malware, etc. All the music on my computer are from iTune purchases and personal cd's. Based on the high number of reallocs, does this mean the hard drive is failing? Is it time to invest in a new iPod?
I really need your help..
My Classic iPod 120 GB suddenly got hang when playing a song, then I tried to restart it with pressing SELECT+MENU together as usual. After that, all songs were not detected on my iPod, but when I checked the size on the Setting>About, all songs were marked as Other, not as Audio.
After that, I want to format+restore my iPod on my PC, but when the Format got started, my PC suddenly hang (this was because there's a problem on my PC's HDD, but now thanks God it's already been settled). When I tried to format it once again, it got stuck for very long time just when I right-clicked the iPod on "My Computer", and when I checked checked the size on the Setting>About, it mentioned 0 KB free and 0 kb Used . When I tried to opened in iTunes, it did not detected and iTunes got hang, even after I re-installed it and use the newest version.
I already tried to enter the Diagnostic Boot Mode, but it stopped on [Device Opened] and shows word Error on it. The only option was pressing Menu to continue.
Is there anyway to save my iPod???
Thank you for the attention,
Haha..I already spanking it but it didn't make any change ..thanks anyway for your response, tt2.
Anyway, I have a plan to buy a secondhand iPod classic, 6th gen, 160 gb from my friend since he rarely used it, but before that, could you share tips before buying a secondhand iPod, just like, what should i check, etc, and may I know, what is the latest gen for iPod classic by now?