Circuitry for detecting and recording latches in read bias current may include circuitry for generating a reference voltage, a pair of current to voltage converters to convert the bias and reference currents to voltage signals, a comparator to compare those two voltages, a latch to latch the compared signal, and a counter/register to count and store the number of glitches that have been detected. It may be possible to read from the register the number of detected glitches to be used in diagnosing faults in the disk drive system. In addition, it may be possible to provide a reset input to the register to zero the counter.


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