How do I make rsync ignore unreadable files (damaged sectors)?
paul+rsync at wurtel.net
Tue Dec 22 09:19:55 MST 2009
On Tue 22 Dec 2009, Stefan Nowak wrote:
> How can one voluntarily "smash" only a particular sector of a hard
> disk drive? Even if you had a test HD for "smashing", you don't know
See (under linux) the manpage for hdparm:
Deliberately create a bad sector (aka. "media error") on the disk.
EXCEPTIONALLY DANGEROUS. DO NOT USE THIS FLAG!! This can be useful
for testing of device/RAID error recovery mechanisms. ...
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