Badblocks in reiserfs

Dagmar d'Surreal dagmar at
Wed Nov 27 21:33:49 PST 2002

On Tue, 2002-11-26 at 17:58, Esteban de Echevarría wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Nov 2002 21:37:51 +0000
> any recommended tool for doing that? i won't do it right now (too lazy
> for making a whole system from scratch at the time =) but  i want to
> have the tools for when I do it...

You mentioned before that it's a Western Digital drive... Go to their
website and they're supposed to (they had them as of two months ago)
have all the utilities necessary for doing a low-level format of the
disk, as well as doing some nice diagnostics on it as well.  If those
bad sectors were created by a poorly-timed power fail event, a low-level
it will make 'em disappear for you.

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