[rescue] Bad Sectors

Aaron Finley aaronfinley at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 12:48:48 CST 2007

On 1/19/07, Charles Shannon Hendrix <shannon at widomaker.com> wrote:
> Fri, 19 Jan 2007 @ 01:53 -0500, Aaron Finley said:
> > The rest have been 200s, and three have been bad sector free. I am
> > using a disk inspection program that writes zeros to every single bit,
> > and one drive had one bad sector. I am unsure, as per your advice,
> > whether I should trash the drive for one bad sector. I will run
> > seatools on that drive and see how it turns out.
> A SMART utility should give you some information as well.

SMART is saying the drives are happy and passing their self-tests even
when they have upwards of 300 bad sectors.

-- Aaron

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