Re: down

Henning P. Schmiedehausen (
Fri, 29 Mar 2002 10:50:22 +0000 (UTC)

Larry McVoy <> writes:

>The drive has bad blocks and when it hits them it goes into retry la la land,
>so I won't know which data is bad until I hit the bad blocks.

You've learned now the hard way why integrity checks in an application
will never be able to replace things like backups or RAID systems.
Maybe you want to reread the flamewar^Wthread from some time ago with
your new knowledge.


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