[kwlug-disc] Checking a USB disk for errors
kb at 2bits.com
Thu May 15 22:54:31 EDT 2014
On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 9:55 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> The method I used is to connect the drive to the laptop, unmount the NTFS
> filesystem that is on it, and then do:
> time dd if=/dev/sdb bs=16mb of=/dev/null
It is finally done ...
# time dd if=/dev/sdb bs=16000k of=/dev/null
61047+1 records in
61047+1 records out
1000204886016 bytes (1.0 TB) copied, 28626.2 s, 34.9 MB/s
That is 7.95 hours ...
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
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