I am using debain 6 in my system, Recently the dekstop frequently hangs. So, when i look on the harddisk health i have find a lot of bad sector. So, can anyone say to remove the bad sector of harddisk of live system.
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Technically speaking, the controller/disk utility (
However in this day and age of commodity hardware, you remove the bad sectors by replacing the hard drive as soon as they're detected and safe to do so. There's really no other way to be ensure data integrity and/or system stability at that point.