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Old 09-21-2006, 02:15 AM   #1
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Check harddisk


is there any unix command can check the harddisk bad sector and whether it is properly work or not ? thx.
 
Old 09-21-2006, 04:47 AM   #2
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badblocks is what you are looking for.
 
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There's also smartctl, which actually executes some on-board diagnostics that (I didn't know this, but...) every IDE hard-drive is equipped with. It can actually run diagnostics while the drive remains in-use!
 
  


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