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SubjectRe: Disk MTBF
On Thu, May 13, 1999 at 02:06:44PM -0400, Mike Black wrote:

> -- 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?

You could do this... I'm not sure how worth while it is on modern
drives since most of them will silent remap bad sectors anyhow. You
would probably have to read each sector every now and then though...




-cw

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