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Re: How to test a hard disk?



On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 03:57:18PM +0200, Mihalis I. Tsoukalos wrote:
> Dear list,
> I have the following question:
> 
> I have an old hard disk that I want to check.
> What can I do?

man badblocks

- use the non-destructive read-write test even if you don't care about
destroying the data on the disk, as it sometimes catches errors that
the destructive write test doesn't.

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