Emulating bad blocks on a VM

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VM Bad Blocks
A user recently submitted this question via e-mail: I need to test some crypto utilities on a VM; does anyone know how I could emulate bad blocks? I know it’s possible to hook up a device via USB and connect it that way, but I’d like to see if there is a way I could specify bad blocks right on the VM and emulate them.

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  • Denny Cherry
    Use a hex editor and scramble some of the values in the vmdk file?
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