[Grml] How to use GRML to check whether a hard disk is failing

David Maus maus.david at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 20:09:37 CET 2009

Just a short one:

At Tue, 22 Dec 2009 18:56:24 +0000,
Michael Whapples wrote:
> Thanks, some of that would be useful (I found more to do with recovering 
> data than checking that the hardware is working fine). Thinking about 
> it, if the hardware isn't working properly I guess I would be unable to 
> mount the NTFS partition (is this right).

Not necessarily. Mounting may work but changing a directory or reading
a file may fail or take ages while the kernel log fills with read
error messages.


 -- David

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