do I format hard disks and restore failed disks on a Linux OS?
1. Visit the open source
community and download sg3_utils at the following address:
2. After the correct
installation package is downloaded, copy it to the Linux OS, and run the
following commands to install sg3_utils (the following uses the tar.gz format
as an example):
3. After the installation
is complete, the sg_format tool is available in the system. Use this tool to
format the hard disk.
Formatting command: sg_format -F /dev/sdb
(Change the drive letter according to the
4. After the formatting is started, do
not restart the system or remove the hard disk. Wait until the formatting is
5. After the formatting is complete, the hard
disk can be used properly.
Note: During the formatting, you can run sg_format
-F -v /dev/sdx to query the formatting progress. (If the hard disk is not
being formatted, the command starts formatting the hard disk.)