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Re: trouble benchmarking

To: "linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: trouble benchmarking
From: kris buggenhout <buggenkr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 12:36:42 +0200
Cc: dmarkh@xxxxxxxxxx
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Mark Hounschell wrote:
> Seth Mos wrote:
> >
> > At 11:46 17-5-2001 +0200, kris buggenhout wrote:
> > >it looks like a scsi error .. but when I do the same test on the same
> > >drive with ext2 i get no error.
> >
> > ext2 probably handles bad blocks better. The XFS filesystem shuts down on
> > error. Ext2 may stay up and note that the sector is moved and the data is 
> > ok.
> > It might be possible that xfs could be made to respect this re allocation
> > of a bad sector and perhaps not shut down.
> The scsi drives "page-1 mode-select" error recovery page should be set
> to not
> report recovered errors. This can be changed with any decent scsi disc
> utility
where can I find that for linux? or do I have to install windows to only
change that..?

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