[svlug] Files That Will Not Delete

Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
Sun Nov 2 07:43:27 PST 2014

On 11/02/14 07:39, Scott DuBois wrote:
> On 10/31/2014 01:15 PM, Michael Eager wrote:
>> Unmount, run fsck.  Or badblocks.  Remount.
> Running:
> sudo badblocks -v /dev/sdd1 | tee badblocks_sdd1.txt
> How long does this process usually take?

Likely to take a long time, since it needs to check
each block on the disk.

Also run "smartctl -t long /dev/sdd".  When it completes,
run "smartctl -a /dev/sdd".  This will run an internal disk
drive health test.  It sometimes does not work with USB drives.

Michael Eager	 eager at eagercon.com
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