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MacBook :: Froze On The Apple With The Spinning Progress Indicator?

I have a 13 in. black MacBook (late 2006) and somehow have managed to break it.  Last year I had trouble where the computer randomly messed up how it booted and I had to use live Linux cd's to recover my data. I had to completely wipe the drive that time.  Things went blissfully on until yesterday when it froze, after waiting for at least a minute when I held the power button down to kill it.  I tried to restart but it froze on the apple with the spinning progress indicator. I killed again, and started in single user mode, where I got a plethora of disk0 I/O errors. After waiting there a while the computer stopped doing anything so I killed again.  Now, it doesn't even recognize the fact that the hard drive exists.  I am able to boot a Linux cd but there is no hard drive anywhere.  All help is great as I don't want to keep using this win7 computer. 

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