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SubjectRe: Dying disk and filesystem choice.
On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 12:58:14AM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> Well reiserfs is probably a very bad choice at this point. It
> does not have any bad blocks support (yet), so as soon as you have
> a bad block you are stuck.

reiserfs doesn't, but the HD usually has transparently in its firmware.
So it hits a bad block; you see an IO error and the next time you hit
the block the firmware has mapped in a fresh one from its internal
reserves.

-Andi
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