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SubjectRe: Dying disk and filesystem choice.
Andi Kleen wrote:
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> 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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No, reiserfs does have badblock support!!!!

You just have to get it as a separate patch from us because it was written after
code freeze.

Hans
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