How To Check a Disk for Bad Blocks or Disk Errors on Oracle x86 Systems Running Linux

(Doc ID 1009431.1)

Last updated on MARCH 26, 2018

Applies to:

Sun Fire V20z Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V40z Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V60x Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V65x Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun LX50 Server - Version All Versions and later
All Platforms

Goal

This document describes how to use the command badblocks to check a Linux disk for bad blocks / disk errors.

Solution

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