[CentOS] Checking badblocks using KS
Styma, Robert E (Robert)
stymar at alcatel-lucent.com
Wed Jul 18 20:53:51 UTC 2007
> Hi All,
> Is there a way to check the harddisk health before CentOS
> One way I used to do was by using --badblocks check in ks.cfg
> file while
> using RH 7.2.
> This is not working (atleast not with the same syntax as
> in RH 7.2) in
> Is there an alternate (correct) syntax or is there a new
> (better) way
> to check harddisk health before CentOS installation?
If you boot in rescue mode, you can run "fsck -c -c /dev/..."
on any partitions. If the partitions look good, you should
be safe to install.
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