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    SubjectRe: Disk MTBF
    On Thu, 13 May 1999, Mike Black wrote:

    > 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?

    I seem to remember something on Solaris that would allow one to "refresh"
    the filesystem but I have to go looking for it. WOuld be nice to do this
    for Linux. WIll let you knwo when I sumble into it again.




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