[rescue] fx a large drive under IRIX 6.5

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Tue Jan 27 14:10:59 CST 2004

I think you need to 

a) determine whether the drive has been formatted to an odd sector
size, like maybe 520 bytes instead of 512

b) tell fx or another program to do a badblock scan and perhaps a
low-level format as well.  You should be able to do this on a PC, if
you have one lying around, so you could do 2 or more drives in tandem,
since it may take a few hours.

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