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Hard Drive Burn-in Testing

Hard Drive Burn-in Testing THIS TEST WILL DESTROY ANY DATA ON THE DISK SO ONLY RUN THIS ON A NEW DISK WITHOUT DATA ON IT OR BACK UP ANY DATA FIRST 1) Run a short test # smartctl -t short /dev/sdb 2) Run a conveyance test ??? # smartctl -t conveyance /dev/sdb 3) Run a… Read More »

How to burn an ISO to a USB stick

Here is how to write a ISO file to a USB stick so you can boot from it. Run the diskutil command to get a list of disk. Be very careful to make sure you select the correct disk. Here its easy its the only one that is 8.0GB in size. NOTE: I have removed… Read More »