View Full Version : [ubuntu] Whats the best way to check a disk
September 11th, 2008, 05:17 AM
Have an external HD, usb, that I use for backing up. Thing is I haven't checked it, is this possible?
September 11th, 2008, 05:23 AM
To see if it's like recognized?
September 11th, 2008, 05:27 AM
Open a terminal and post the output of "sudo fdisk -l"
I need to see what file system it is and the device id
September 11th, 2008, 05:38 AM
If you mean checking it for errors, then that depends on the filesystem on the disk.
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