Check Hard drive for bad sectors or bad blocks in linux

Posted by linuxtechi on Aug 10, 2014 1:16 AM EDT
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badblocks is the command or utility in linux like operating system which can scan or test our hard disk and external drive for bad sectors.

badblocks is the command or utility in linux like operating system which can scan or test our hard disk and external drive for bad sectors. Bad sectors or bad blocks is the space of the disk which can't be used due to the permanent damage or OS is unable to access it.

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