Re: Unable to use a new USB drive.
On Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 09:12:07AM -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> The second drive is testing out fine -- so fat. I did a mke2fs -c -c on
> it, and it's been checking bad blocks ever sing Friday. First writing
> blocks full of 0xaa, then reading them back, then repeating with -x55
> and 0xff ... that's as far as I saw when I went to bed Saturday night.
> I presume it went on to try 0x00 next.... It takes a long long time.
> So far, no problems found.
Yes, a long time. Took about 40 hours.