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SubjectDisk MTBF
We were having some discussions on disk MTBF and somebody suggested this:

-- Have a daemon that refreshes every sector on a disk once per month

This would re-write sectors so as to decrease the probability of a read
error due to magnetic loss.

Comments anybody? Is this feasible to do?
Michael D. Black Principal Engineer 407-676-2923,x203 Computer Science Innovations My home page
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