[TriLUG] Compliments to David Zeuthen for Disk Utility
jc.jones at tuftux.com
Wed Sep 15 09:26:54 EDT 2010
The same disk utility is available in Ubuntu 10.04 as well. It is really neat!
I just noticed that my main hard drive ( a sata 1.5tb ) has some bad
sectors!! And it is my newest drive as well :-(
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 7:10 AM, Tim Jowers <timjowers at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just brought up the "Disk Utility" in Fedora. This is really, really good.
> It actually helps you determine what is wrong with the disks. Seems to me
> mounting disks vertically (on their side) is a bad idea as I have a failing
> Seagate and a failing Maxtor whereas other disks which I've had horizontal
> (normal mounting) are lasting longer (4+ years). Bad sectors at about 4
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