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Re: [vox-tech] Corrupted root files
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Re: [vox-tech] Corrupted root files

BTW, in the past I've taken drives that looked pretty bad, producing tons of errors, etc. I ran the vendor provided (I forget it was maxtor or seagate
I think) utilities (I think they were handily found on the "ultimate boot disk"). I ran the quick read only scan, found tons of errors. I did the
destructive write test and it spent hours finding problems and fixed them.

I didn't trust it so I ran it again... zero errors. I figured what the hell,
installed linux on it and ended up using it for another 1.5 years without a single problem despite fairly heavy use.

Sure the risks are likely somewhat higher, but it might be worth a try.
Some areas of the drive are reserved, so once a bad block is discovered
they can be remapped (up to a certain number).
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