Badblocks in reiserfs

Adrian Smarzewski adrians at
Tue Nov 26 07:26:21 PST 2002

On Mon, 25 Nov 2002 22:46:17 -0300
Esteban de Echevarría <kamael at> wrote:

> I've checked with badblocks my hd and I have 8 bad blocks...but the
> problem is that badblocks only checks for them, and i'm using a reiserfs
> partition, and the reiserfsck program, unlike e2fsck, doesn't have an
> option to mark sectors as bad, taking the badblocks output...
> so, my question is, how can I mark bad sectors in reiserfs ? 

Don't use it any more. Put it in your trashcan now!
or prepare your data for the Big-Bang ;)
Reiserfs doesn't have badblock support, becouse harddisks
made in new technology are not expected to have it :)
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