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Old 8th September 2011
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One more thing.

Since badblocks had some trouble -- with a 510-sector area (that ended at at sector 857211362) and some other sector sets whose sector numbers you did not capture, I would *still* run a test of the drive electronics (short offline) and of the media (long offline). It is possible that the drive is functioning, but the USB electronics (or your cable) are causing trouble.

If both tests complete without error, you can then consider the enclosure electronics and USB cable to be "suspect." At that point I would swap the drive in the enclosure with a known-good drive, and put the 2TB drive into an internal bay in a desktop or server for additional testing.
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