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Re: badblocks

On Wed, 07 Jul 2021 17:19:15 +0100
mick crane <mick.crane@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ran badblocks on partition which reported
> "488251288 bad blocks found"
> which seems excessive.
> Might I think that there is something amiss with the USB/SATA adapter 
> thing ?

Yeah, that sounds fishy. I'd run "fdisk -l" on the device file
(/dev/sdX) and see if that's reasonable. If it does, try "fsck -N" on
each partition and see if those results look reasonable.

Does anybody read signatures any more?


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