How do I convert bad blk info to head/cyl???

How do I convert bad blk info to head/cyl???

Post by Dean Pompil » Sat, 10 Dec 1994 01:37:27



Can someone tell me how to convert a bad block on my IDE drive (120Mb btw...)
into head/cylinder information?  I RTFM and I couldn't find any guidelines.
It's block 26436 and I get a CRC failure, so I'm trying to mark it bad via
HDToolBox.  
Please help if you can!

-Dean

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How do I convert bad blk info to head/cyl???

Post by DAVID BALAZ » Tue, 13 Dec 1994 20:57:11



> Can someone tell me how to convert a bad block on my IDE drive (120Mb btw...)
> into head/cylinder information?  I RTFM and I couldn't find any guidelines.
> It's block 26436 and I get a CRC failure, so I'm trying to mark it bad via
> HDToolBox.  
> Please help if you can!

Hm.. Did U try 'Verify Data on Drive' in HDToolBox  ???

Which program gives U that CRC error ????

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> -Dean

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How do I convert bad blk info to head/cyl???

Post by Dean Pompil » Wed, 14 Dec 1994 03:06:12




> > Can someone tell me how to convert a bad block on my IDE drive (120Mb btw...)
> > into head/cylinder information?  I RTFM and I couldn't find any guidelines.
> > It's block 26436 and I get a CRC failure, so I'm trying to mark it bad via
> > HDToolBox.  
> > Please help if you can!

> Hm.. Did U try 'Verify Data on Drive' in HDToolBox  ???

> Which program gives U that CRC error ????

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> Amiga 1200                                                  .
> Quantum LPS340A                           Slovenija, moja dezela.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------

I did use the Verify Data function.  It found nothing...(not a big suprise
since this was a CRC error).  I would get the error when opening up the part-
ition's icon.  I ended up reformatting over the weekend and all is well!

Thanks for the response.

-Dean

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