f3probe

f3probe

TLDR

Probe a block device

$ sudo f3probe [path/to/block_device]
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Use the minimum about of RAM possible

$ sudo f3probe --min-memory [path/to/block_device]
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Time disk operations

$ sudo f3probe --time-ops [path/to/block_device]
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SYNOPSIS

 f3probe [-lnt?V] [-b ORDER] [-s TYPE] [--block-order=ORDER]
          [--min-memory] [--destructive] [--reset-type=TYPE] [--time-ops]
          [--help] [--usage] [--version] <DISK_DEV>

DESCRIPTION

F3 stands for Fight Flash Fraud, or Fight Fake Flash.

f3probe probes a block device for counterfeit flash memory. If counterfeit, f3probe identifies the fake type and real memory size

Warning: THIS COMMAND IS EXPERIMENTAL.

OPTIONS

-b, --block-order=ORDER

Force block size of the drive to 2^ORDER Bytes.

-l, --min-memory

Trade speed for less use of memory.

-n, --destructive

Do not restore blocks of the device after probing it.

-s, --reset-type=TYPE

Reset method to use during the probe.

-t, --time-ops

Time reads, writes, and resets.

-?, --help

Give this help list.

--usage

Give a short usage message.

-V, --version

Print program version.

SEE ALSO

f3brew(1), f3fix(1), f3read(1), f3write(1)

AUTHOR

The F3 was written by Michel Machado <michel@digirati.com.br>.

This manual page was written by Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <eriberto@debian.org> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

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