Strange badblocks error - is this a problem?

Rainer Peter Feller rainer at
Mon Feb 9 05:22:01 PST 2004

On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Joel Miller wrote:

> On Mon, 09 Feb 2004 12:48:57 +0100, Rainer Peter Feller
> Rainer, you should read the thread he cited in the beginning. It was
> determined that running badblocks would always report the last few
> (usually 3 as in this case) blocks as bad given certain conditions with
> partition and filesystem endings in different places or something like
> that. It does not appear to be an indication of a bad drive. I am no
> hardware expert by any means, but thats what I pulled from that thread
> when it was originally on this list.

hm ... is doing badblocks on a partitition whise? man page says yes ...
what happens with badblocks on a partitition of a lba disc?

CUH Rainer Peter Feller

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