[CentOS] OT - Offline uncorrectable sectors
William L. Maltby
CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Tue Aug 26 12:05:21 UTC 2008
On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 10:38 +0200, Lorenzo Quatrini wrote:
> Also I finally noticed that badblocs has a non-distructive read-write mode (the
> man page is outdated and doesn't mention that) which can be used routinely (say
> once at month) to force a check of the whole disk.
>From "man badblocks":
-n Use non-destructive read-write mode. By default only a non-
destructive read-only test is done. This option must not be
combined with the -w option, as they are mutually exclusive.
Note the phrase beginning with "By default only...". I'll admit it could
be more clearly stated.
> Thanks to all for the explanation
> Lorenzo Quatrini
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