On Sun, 7 Jun 2009 10:43:40 +0100 "John ." <comp.j...@googlemail.com> wrote:
>Hello list, > >Can anyone please recommend to me a program that will stress-test a >disk? If it matters, two are connected by firewire, another via usb. >Filesystem is ufs. I think I have a disk that might be about to fail, >but it only sometimes errors when under stress. I need to see if it >was a fluke or to really make it fail, so that I can get rid of it. > >thanks The best one I know of is SpinRite <http://grc.com>. I have actually used it to rebuild disks that I was told by professional technicians were beyond hope. Of course, it is not free, so you might not be interested. One feature I like about it is that it creates its own start-up disk. It is totally system independent. -- Jerry ges...@yahoo.com Absence makes the heart forget.
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