I don't know how the hell I will find this if I ever need it, but here it is.
Don't trash an iPod with bad blocks on the drive
I had bad blocks on my iPod classic 120gb. I was told to trash it and by a certified technician but I wouldn't give up. I tried reformating at least 50 times. My iPod would restore and show up in iTunes no problem but I couldn't copy more than 2gb of data before iTunes would hang.
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