[CentOS] howto mark bad block with fsck?

ijez ijez at time.net.my
Thu Mar 9 03:42:25 UTC 2006

Hi Ben,

> If you value your time AT ALL, you will get another HDD that's bigger than 
> what's installed. You'll move to the new HDD following instructions that are 
> widely available. 
> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=linux+hard+drive+upgrade+howto+&btnG=Search
> Then, you'll throw away that old HDD before it kills you or your client base. 
> A bad HDD is just not worth it. I generally have 5-10 used HDDs laying 
> around, to be used for whatever. But saving data is a higher purpose than any 
> other in a computer - and if that's questionable, the entire computer loses 
> its value almost immediately. 
> I never hang onto a questionable drive.
> -Ben 
> -- 
> "The best way to predict the future is to invent it."
> - XEROX PARC slogan, circa 1978

Thanks for your advice.. the new hdd is schedule to arrived today, I'll check the link and hopefully I could get rid of the old one by today.. lot of work to do.. anyway thank you very much to all for the advice..


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