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DonaldJ
August 18th, 2009, 11:22 AM
Is there a program that scans a hd for defects and damage, like "Windows scandisk advanced"..?

riazrahaman
August 18th, 2009, 01:14 PM
Below are a list of utilities available. Do a man of each of them for more information on usage.

fsck fsck.ext3 fsck.minix fsck.reiserfs
fsck.cramfs fsck.ext4 fsck.msdos fsck.vfat
fsck.ext2 fsck.ext4dev fsck.nfs

tgalati4
August 18th, 2009, 04:03 PM
man badblocks