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SubjectRe: Driver retries disk errors.
On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 10:29:29AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Iau, 2004-09-02 at 00:14, Rogier Wolff wrote:
> > I don't think so. It starts with the ide-cd level driver
> > doing 8 retries. Most disk we see retry themselves for about a
> > 4 second delay before reporting a bad block. A CD taking twice
> "Most", that is the heart of the reason for not taking them out.

Some retry only for about a second, the rest takes more than
4 seconds.


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