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    SubjectRe: Blockbusting news, results end
    Oleg Drokin wrote:

    >Hans Reiser <reiser@namesys.com> wrote:
    >
    >HR> Badblocks support is in reiser4, and anyone is welcome to update the
    >HR> patch for V3, or sponsor us to do it. We are very low on cash, so we
    >
    >Actually that v3 patch does not do bad blocks remapping in case of
    >write failure, it only does remapping when you manually ask it.
    >And biggest part of badblocks support in reiser3 is in reiserfsck and tools
    >(and in not that bad shape, last time I looked).
    >As for remapping bad blocks on write failure, the only PC OS that was doing
    >this that comes to my mind is Novell Netware (I think they called it a "hotfix"
    >or something like that).
    >
    >Bye,
    > Oleg
    >
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    >
    I wasn't saying we would do what is in Netware, and as far as being in
    bad shape is concerned, from the user's point of view it either works or
    it doesn't.

    --
    Hans


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