Other ways to check/repair disks besides fsck?

Kent Stewart kstewart at owt.com
Sat Feb 14 12:56:31 PST 2004

On Saturday 14 February 2004 12:46 pm, Mark Hessler wrote:
> Hello,
> Are there any other approaches to checking/repairing disks besides
> fsck after a power outage?

You have to remember that it is your fs that is most likely fouled up 
and that is what fsck checks. The next step lower, from my experience, 
is a low level format by program provided  by most HD manufacturer's. 
Obviously, that is a last grasp choice.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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