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Re: [linux-lvm] fsck write test



On Jan 11, 2002  20:14 +0100, Uros Watzak wrote:
> Hello Wolfgang.
> 
> I have found your e-mail address in an older post on WWW
> in some Linux web board/forum.

This is actually a mailing list address...

> You mentioned there is a
> way to perform a write test on a partirion using fsck or
> mke2fs. Can you tell me how to do it ? I used fsck but it
> only does a read-only test. Is there any way I can do a
> write test on my drive ?

man badblocks(8), see -w and -n parameters.  You can optionally
use "mke2fs -c <dev>" to do the badblocks checking at the same
time as you create the filesystem.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/




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