[GRLUG] nonlinux: chkdsk on win
mikemol at gmail.com
Mon May 16 16:57:47 EDT 2011
If replacements are out of the question, I'd suggest dd_rescue to
recover the data, and then hoping Windows' FS creation utilities check
and account for bad blocks initially.
On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 4:51 PM, Eric Beversluis
<ebever at researchintegration.org> wrote:
> Unfortunately the disk does not support SMART monitoring (IBM
> xSeries336). The Acronis product did show some critical events,
> including '7' (bad block) and '52' (disk about to fail) (the latter just
> a while back, not recently).
> I've been trying to do a disk image using something called
> Active at DiskImage, and it keeps hanging about 19GB into the 50 or so GB.
> I did go in and manually copy whatever directories seemed to include
> So now I have to decide whether to reformat this disk and see if it's
> still any good or just junk it. Problem is, I think I learned a while
> back that disks for this server are EOL. I do have another one that has
> some old stuff on it that I could reformat and use.
> On Mon, 2011-05-16 at 14:19 -0400, Eric Beversluis wrote:
>> Thanks, all.
>> I'll give the Acronis version a try.
>> On Mon, 2011-05-16 at 14:05 -0400, Philip J. Robar wrote:
>> > On May 16, 2011, at 1:40 PM, Michael Mol wrote:
>> > > For a 40GB disk, that's probably pushing it. I'd probably run smart on
>> > > the disk before throwing chkdsk on it any more.
>> > >
>> > > You can get smartmontools for Windows; it even works on Vista/Win7.
>> > Aconis (the makers of the excellent True Image program) has a free S.M.A.R.T. monitoring program for Windows:
>> > Acronis Drive Monitor: http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/drive-monitor/
>> > Phil
> This message has been scanned for viruses and
> dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
> believed to be clean.
> grlug mailing list
> grlug at grlug.org
This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.
More information about the grlug