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Subject: Re: new recorder 20, bad sectors

Re: new recorder 20, bad sectors

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 08:04:55 +0200

Glenn Ervin at Home wrote:
> Why not just do a scandisk and fix the errors?

Scandisk can't fix bad sectors. All it can do is to prevent the file
system from using them. A new hard disk shouldn't have sector errors in
the first place.

(Or have I just been lucky to never have seen sector errors at all on
any of my hard disks? Anyone?)

Linus
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