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    SubjectRe: 2.1.126: Possible bug in fschk/corrupted inode handling
    On Mon, Nov 02, 1998 at 10:08:13AM -0800, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
    > Uhhh, Always remember low-level Verifies can/will/always
    > wipe the data off the disk. So back up first ...

    The SCSI VERIFY command does NOT harm any data, re-assigning defective
    blocks CAN harm data on those blocks (unless the contents are corrupt
    before, of course ;) - sformat (see SunSITE mirrors) can try to read
    the data before reassigning the block.

    Matthias Andree

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