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Re: Unable to use a new USB drive.

On Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 09:12:07AM -0500, hendrik@topoi.pooq.com 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.
-- hendrik

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