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Old 07-15-2005, 09:36 AM   #1
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tools to mark or recover bad sectors

I have a serious problem with a hard disk. After several power failures while using fsck, the disk finally got damaged. I need to recover or mark the bad sector so I can at least mount it and save user data. Is there some tool to do this? i cant find in the man pages how to use fsck to mark bad sectors. The file system is ext3.
Old 07-15-2005, 09:50 AM   #2
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Knoppix has tools and instructions on how to do exactly that.


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