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 [Badblocks](https://​wiki.archlinux.org/​index.php/​badblocks) is a program to test storage devices for bad blocks. ​ [Badblocks](https://​wiki.archlinux.org/​index.php/​badblocks) is a program to test storage devices for bad blocks. ​
  
- ​**sudo badblocks -wsv /​dev/​$drive** - Perform a **DESTRUCTIVE** test on the device. Tests with 4 patters, so 4 passes which can take a while on an HDD. Useful for new drives or drives which have useless data on them.+ ​**sudo badblocks -wsv /​dev/​$drive** - Perform a **DESTRUCTIVE** test on the device. Tests with 4 patterns, so 4 passes which can take a while on an HDD. Useful for new drives or drives which have useless data on them.
  
  ​**sudo badblocks -nsv /​dev/​$drive** - Perform a **NON-DESTRUCTIVE** test on the device. Single pass test.  ​**sudo badblocks -nsv /​dev/​$drive** - Perform a **NON-DESTRUCTIVE** test on the device. Single pass test.
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