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developer:hardware_storage_error_detection [2016/09/06 00:33]
henri [Tools to detect bad blocks]
developer:hardware_storage_error_detection [2016/09/06 00:37] (current)
henri [Notes specific to using badblocks on a mac OS X system.]
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 Example of usage :  Example of usage : 
   - Ensure any disk and/or partition(s) on which you are going to check for bad blocks are unmounted   - Ensure any disk and/or partition(s) on which you are going to check for bad blocks are unmounted
-  - Set the PWD to the the newley installed sbin directory. You may need to select the correct version for  +  - Set the PWD to the the newley installed sbin directory. You may need to select the correct version for your install.
-    your install.+
     - ''$ cd /usr/local/Cellar/e2fsprogs/1.42.13/sbin''     - ''$ cd /usr/local/Cellar/e2fsprogs/1.42.13/sbin''
   - Run bad blocks on your disk device. The -s flag will show progress. Further usage information is available from the man page.   - Run bad blocks on your disk device. The -s flag will show progress. Further usage information is available from the man page.