Clearing the unallocated disk space

Joe Zeff joe at
Sun Nov 16 23:52:25 UTC 2014

On 11/16/2014 02:10 PM, jd1008 wrote:
> Thanx Ted.
> I had forgotten all about scrub.
> Now if only someone would tell me how to locate the journal blocks.
> If I mount the drive with the journaling disabled, will the blocks usually
> used for journaling become free blocks, and thus be covered by scrub???

Reformat to a non-journaled format such as ext2, so that the journaling 
blocks will become regular blocks, then scrub.

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