Pinehead.com: Installing a new hard disk and copying the filesMar 03, 2001, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Use the following command to format Linux partitions using ext2fs on the new disk:"
"To check the disk for bad blocks (physical defects), add the -c option just before /dev/hdb1."
"If the new disk will have more than one Linux partition, format the other partitions with mkfs.ext2 /dev/hdb2, mkfs.ext2 /dev/hdb3, and so on. Add the -c option if desired."