Subject: Re: Check disk?
To: Skylar Thompson <>
From: Malcolm Herbert <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/18/2005 10:22:55
On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 10:43:26AM -0500, Skylar Thompson wrote:
|Jan Danielsson wrote:
|>  I have a NetBSD system which has a broken harddrive. I'm just playing
|>around with it until I build a new system. The problem with the hard
|>drive is that a few sectors can't be read. In OS/2, I would perform a
|>chkdsk, and it would mark those sectors as bad, and never try to use
|>them again.
|There's badsect(8) and bad144(8) that I've found to work well for this.

... but not with RAIDFrame devices.  Just a note ... :)

Malcolm Herbert
Computer Support Officer
School of Geosciences
Monash University
ph 9905 4881