Subject: Re: IDE bad sector remapping vs. write-cache
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 08/18/2003 14:35:04
[ On Monday, August 18, 2003 at 12:20:15 (-0500), Frederick Bruckman wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: IDE bad sector remapping vs. write-cache
> It wouldn't bother me so much if it started giving errors, since as I
> wrote, drives in that position in the chassis get too hot to touch. The
> "silently corrupting data" thing is what really made me lose confidence
> in the brand, but maybe that's just me.
Oh, I agree 100% -- that's exactly what I meant by the fact that they
should have been designed to "fail safely".
Greg A. Woods
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