hard disk integrity check
yogich at sc2000.net
Sun Apr 16 15:27:40 UTC 2006
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On Friday 14 April 2006 08:56, Andrew Zajac wrote:
> On 4/14/06, Balvinder Kataora <nine.socks at gmail.com> wrote:
> > hello everyone,
> > I have a second hand 20gb hard disk and would like to know how can I
> > check it's integrity. Is there a program or method to find this out?
> You can use badblocks to look for badblocks.
> sudo badblocks /dev/hdb1
Does Linux also set aside those bad blocks so the HD can still be utilized?
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