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Date:      Thu, 24 Oct 1996 21:07:23 -0400
From:      "Gary Palmer" <gpalmer@FreeBSD.ORG>
To:        Bakul Shah <bakul@PlexusCom.com>
Cc:        dg@Root.COM, dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu, fenner@parc.xerox.com, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Is my disk going bad? 
Message-ID:  <5217.846205643@orion.webspan.net>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Thu, 24 Oct 1996 17:34:33 EDT." <199610242134.RAA13123@chai.plexuscom.com> 

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Bakul Shah wrote in message ID
<199610242134.RAA13123@chai.plexuscom.com>:
> Automatic remapping only makes sense on a write to a known bad block
> or on a *soft read error* -- in the latter case the original data
> _was_ recovered thanks to the ECC and on the chance this block is
> going bad, the original data is moved to a good block (and the old
> block number is mapped to the new block).

Quantum 4Gb's here seem to not remap on soft reads, or gather bad
sectors extremely fast. Reallocation was on on the drives too...

Gary
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Gary Palmer                                          FreeBSD Core Team Member
FreeBSD: Turning PC's into workstations. See http://www.FreeBSD.ORG/ for info



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