bads sectors on a floppy disc

Eduardo Viruena Silva mrspock at
Tue May 13 17:08:37 PDT 2003

On Tue, 13 May 2003, Lowell Gilbert wrote:

> xxavi <xxavi at> writes:
> > Hi, I have many floppies discs with bads sectors, there's any form for repair
> > the bads sectors?
> I don't have any bad disks to check with at the moment, but won't
> fdformat(1) lock out bad sectors?

Sometimes, if you have several floppies with bad sectors [that used
to work fine], you can suspect your floppy drive is defective,
not the floppies.

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