Questions about: disk

External hard drives can acquire lost clusters and bad sectors over time. These errors affect the performance of your computer. Lost clusters are orphan bits of information that have no links to any files
My computer was pretty determined: “cannot format USB drive” was all I got out of my efforts to format my USB flash drive. I’d feel embarrassed to admit how much time I spent yesterday trying to get my USB flash disk back to a working state after it
There are several good command line tools for reporting disk usage. Use the one that's most helpful to you: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 56G 4. 4G 48G 9% / none 1
I made an image of my entire disk with dd if=/dev/sda of=/media/external_media/sda. img Now the problem is I'd like to mount an ext4 filesystem that was on that disk but mount -t ext4 -o loop /media/external_media/sda. img /media/sda_image obviously