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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
>
>
>
>
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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