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Re: [SLUG] IDE disk worries



on Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 09:41:21AM +1000, Rick Welykochy <rick@nospam.praxis.com.au> wrote:
> Any comments?
> Is it time to chuck this drive and get a new one?

Get the data to another media asap.

> BTW: does e2fsck -c write a new bad block table? If not, what is its purpose?

I think you can use it's output for writting the badblock list.

I wouldnt continue using the disk. You could locate the points at which e2fsck
hangs for a while and partition around these areas.

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