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SubjectRe: bkbits.net down
On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 10:50:22AM +0000, Henning P. Schmiedehausen wrote:
> Larry McVoy <lm@bitmover.com> writes:
>
> >The drive has bad blocks and when it hits them it goes into retry la la land,
> >so I won't know which data is bad until I hit the bad blocks.
>
> You've learned now the hard way why integrity checks in an application
> will never be able to replace things like backups or RAID systems.
> Maybe you want to reread the flamewar^Wthread from some time ago with
> your new knowledge.

Yeah, maybe he should buy a big fat RAID array with all the money he's
getting from Linux kernel developers.
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