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Offline Chris

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Check HDD for bad sector
« on: March 21, 2017, 04:52:05 PM »
Hi,

What the best tool on linux for fast scan HDD to detect bad sector? Previous i'm using badblocks and it's take too long to finish. The size HDD is 3TB. We don't want to wait long time. Please advice.

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Re: Check HDD for bad sector
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2017, 08:54:33 PM »
I heard about the command called badblocks, it will help you to detect bad sectors on your hard disk on linux operating system.

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Re: Check HDD for bad sector
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2018, 03:06:37 AM »
A standard filesystem scan is usually done with fsck. This application handles most filesystems out of the box. However, you may need to install NTFS support separately on some installations.
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