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SubjectRe: Dying disk and filesystem choice.
At 12:19 PM +0200 2001-05-24, Jens Axboe wrote:
>In fact you will typically only see an I/O error if the drive _can't_
>remap the sector anymore, because it has run out. No point in reporting
>a condition that was recovered.
>
>I'd still say, that if you get bad block errors reported from your disk
>it's long overdue for replacement.

This can't be right. It implies that the drive is returning bogus
data with no error indication. Remapping a bad sector is not the same
as recovering it.
--
/Jonathan Lundell.
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