Bad sector's ???

sdavmor sdavmor at
Fri Jul 23 17:56:35 UTC 2010

On 07/22/2010 01:37 PM, Preston Hagar wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 3:32 PM, Larry Shields<larryesu at>  wrote:
>> *Hi Preston,
>> Thanks for the info, but I did download the Linux version, but it
>> will not seem to execute at all, even as root...
>> Any idea what I maybe doing wrong...??
>> Thanks Larry
>> *
> Are you maybe running 64-bit?  If so, you have to install ia32-libs:
> sudo apt-get install ia32-libs
> As other general thoughts, make sure you are running it from the
> command line, make sure you made it executable if it is not (chmod +x
> hdsentinal), if it is in your home directory or somewhere not likely
> in your path, be sure to put ./ in front of it:
> sudo ./hdsentinel
> You will have to be root or use sudo to run it.
> Hopefully one of these ideas will help.  I have run it on both 32 and
> 64 bit Hardy and 32 and 64 bit Lucid, so it should work.  Let me know
> if none of these ideas helps out and we can see if we can figure
> something else out.
> Preston

That looks like a very useful utility.  Thanks for pointing it out.
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