badblocks output format question

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at
Mon Sep 22 08:01:37 UTC 2008

Hello List,

I was testing a harddisk with badblocks, but i cant find what the exact
output means. I have attached my logfile. Is the drive bad or ok :-p.

Reading and comparing: 1556108 done, 339455:18:25 elapsed
3656908 done, 339455:20:00 elapsed
10566092done, 339455:25:11 elapsed

Package: e2fsprogs
Architecture: i386
Version: 1.41.1-3

Best regards,


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