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Re: [edlug] Failing hdd and mystery crash

Peter G. Hancock wrote:
man badblocks?

find / -exec cat \{\} > /dev/null \;

Or even
dd if=/dev/hdd of=/dev/null &
You'll get an IO error when it hits the bad blocks and the blocks in/out will tell you where the bad blocks start.

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