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SubjectRe: Allow turning off hpa-checking.
On Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 07:59:40PM +0000, Alan wrote:
> > size remains still constant, and the exceeding damaged sectors are
> > auto-"hidden" by the drive by means of HPA.
> > Still incorrect?
> Still incorrect. HPA has nothing to do with damaged sectors. The damaged
> sectors are replaced from a pool of sectors that are reserved for this
> purpose.

Please re-read my previous mail. I *explicitly* wrote that
I'm talking about drives, whose "reserved pool of extra/spare
sectors" was already exhausted.

Considering that: still incorrect?
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