fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

Michael Ross gmx at ross.cx
Sun Jul 22 21:23:45 UTC 2012

On Sun, 22 Jul 2012 23:01:41 +0200, Robert Bonomi  
<bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com> wrote:

> I haven't had occasion to dissect a copy of format in years, I don't know
> if it still defaults to one write attemptto every sector on the disk.

"By default in Windows Vista, the format command writes zeros to the whole  
disk when a full format is performed."


With the addition of the "passes"-switch, this seems to imply "one write  
attempt per sector", but I didn't find any explicit statement to that  

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