mkfs.btrfs check for bad blocks - howto
On Thursday 10 June 2010 11:15:17 Helmut Jarausch wrote:
> when creating a file system on a partition on a brand new hard disk,
> I have always used the '-c' twice to check for bad blocks.
> This works for ext3 and ext4.
> Now, I'd like to use a btrfs file system on some partitions but the
> '-c' option (to mkfs.btrfs or mkbtrfs) seems to have gone.
> What can I do about this?
> Many thanks for a hint,
You could either first use mkfs for ext3 or 4 to check, or you could run
"badblock" manually over the partition first to check.