[ubuntu-uk] New hard drive errors

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 15:44:07 UTC 2016

What did you use to create the partition? The only thing that I have found
that works properly is gdisk.


On 18 June 2016 at 16:21, Mark Fraser <mfraz74+ubuntu at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bought a new 3TB hard drive this week onto which I created a new GPT
> partition
> table and a 3TB ext4 partition. This completed successfully and I used
> rsync
> to copy some files onto it.
> The next day, I was unable to mount the drive and so I ran fsck on it. This
> failed pass 5: Checking group summary information with lots of block bitmap
> differences.
> I fixed these, but on running fsck a second time, these block differences
> were
> back.
> Now this drive is currently sat in an external USB tray so that I could
> copy
> files across before replacing the one in the computer. Are these errors
> due to
> it being on USB or is the drive faulty?
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