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    SubjectRe: Disk MTBF
    On Fri, 14 May 1999, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

    > The major problem is finding out when you have reached the end of the
    > partition or physical device. This is because any sector read errors
    > (after near kernel panics) can result in the same indication to a
    > program that a normal EOF would result in, i.e., the return value from
    > the read is not the same as requested (normal last read), or -1 with
    > errno set to something if you read beyond that.

    I have a problem with this. What do you do in the event you get a read or
    a write fault?

    "For some of us, horror movies ARE comedies. Doctor Giggles comes to mind"
    - Alex Buell, May 1999.

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