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SubjectRe: Blockbusting news, results get worse
> 4.  When writing ZEROES to the bad sector, the drive reports SUCCESS.
> But it lies. Subsequent attempts to read still fail. Subsequent writing of
> zeroes appears to succeed again. Subsequent attempts to read still fail.

> I still have to say, we can't fix Toshiba, and we can avoid Toshiba, but
> meanwhile we can fix Linux.

How do you suggest we 'fix' 4, above, other than to flush the cache
and verify each time a full sector of zeros is written to the disk?

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