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Re: How to clone debian system to another hard drive

Eugene Sevinian wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> I have read from this mini-howto (point 4.) the following:
> "...(Note: Contrary to what the man page states,
> the command "mkfs -t ext2 -c /dev/hdb1" doesn't check for bad blocks 
> under any of Red Hat, Debian or Slackware.)..."
> Is it true for Debian?

Yes, it does check for bad blocks on my machine (hamm) with either

mkfs.ext2 -c /dev/hdxx    OR  mkfs -t ext2 -c /dev/hdxx

of the command, as long as the -c is used.  Not sure I understand what
the author is talking about there.


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