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Re: xfs i/O error

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Subject: Re: xfs i/O error
From: Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 11:08:22 +0200
Cc: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, rnb <neil.bell@xxxxxxxxx>
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On Freitag 31 Juli 2009 Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Read errors can be somewhat recoverable, if you write to that sector
> it will remap if it can.

Yes, but I've never seen a disk who did not get other broken sectors 
later. When a disk starts to get bad sectors, others will come, just 
like a virus. Therefore: you get a bad sector -> replace disk. That's by 
far less pain and cheaper than the other scenario.

mfg zmi
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