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Old 04-13-2005, 06:07 PM   #1
rwillard
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Hard Drive checker


I suspect that I may have a bad sector on my drive... what programs/commands are available (I'm running FC3) to do a scan of the drive?

While on this topic, is there any way to run a defrag?

Thanks!
Rob
 
Old 04-13-2005, 06:38 PM   #2
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The "badblocks" command can help, as wel as "e2fsck". You should have both already. Read the manpages.
 
  


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