disk examination/repair tools

Bruce M Simpson bms at spc.org
Sat Jan 4 01:52:41 GMT 2003

There was a thread on this by Terry Lambert around 3 months ago on -hackers.

Basically, you must use DOS or Windows and download the appropriate
diagnostic tool from your hard drive vendor. e.g. QDPS for Quantum drives.


On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 12:11:23AM +0000, Julian Rawcliffe wrote:
> Does FreeBSD have tools other than fsck/disklabel to check
> for (and repair) bad blocks on IDE drives.
> I have a disk that has bad blocks on /usr and cannot find
> any mention anywhere of tools that may assist in sorting this
> problem.
> Julian

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