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Re: [opensuse] Format fat32 with badblocks range
  • From: Carl Hartung <suselinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2007 09:25:27 -0500
  • Message-id: <200703020925.28276.suselinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri March 2 2007 09:13, Teemu Nikkilä wrote:
> How should I format the disk or how do I choose the correct block size and
> should I first create a file with a long list of block numbers and give
> this file to mkdosfs with the -l option?

Hi Teemu,

What are the hard drive's make, model and serial/revision numbers? And have 
you checked the manufacturer's website for an appropriate utility to lock out 
any bad sectors?

regards,

Carl
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