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Old 12-12-2002, 08:18 AM   #1
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Question searching 4 bad sectors

i've put some hdd in my computer rack (OS on that disk is win*), now i wan't to check the whole disk for any bad sectors. What program/app do u suggest?

thx, zeky
Old 12-12-2002, 09:49 AM   #2
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Well that depends on the filesystem. Usually you can run fsck although that's only a wrapper to the specific filesystem check program. Since it's a windows drive you will probably have to do dosfsck. You can check all the different filesystems it would support by running 'ls /sbin/fsck*'

Read the manpages for all the options you can specify. You would probably want -r and -t.


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