I may be misunderstanding some concepts here, but as far as I know there each disk has partition table etc. and acual partitions.
I'm looking to test harddrive for bad sectors and errors. But tools I found to do this, are meant for partitions not disks.
badblocks takes partition
/dev/sda. Same story with
So as far as I understand, those tools only test space assigned to partition, not whole disk. Is there any way to test whole disk?