HOWTO: Check a disk for bad blocks / disk errors in Linux (Doc ID 1009431.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Fire V20z Server
Sun Fire V40z Server
Sun Fire V60x Server
Sun Fire V65x Server
Sun LX50 Server
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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