[Lvlug] Detecting new bad blocks on a disk while a system
jmcnam at speakeasy.net
Wed Dec 20 14:26:36 EST 2006
> > Does an fsck deal with this kind of occurrence? Should I run fsck at
> > regular intervals (maybe most easily by rebooting)?
> It does but you actually need to 'remount' the partition as read-only. That
> way fsck can do its thing without the system or users changing any files.
> fsck will work on a read-only partition.
further, woudn't it be good practice to reboot 'init 1' and perform such disk work ?
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