Subject: Re: 3ware's tw_cli management tool for twa(4) now runs on NetBSD
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/24/2006 23:24:51
On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 11:17:01PM +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> > The adapter's firmware should be able to do automatic rewrite of
> > bad blocks. This is important especially for IDE drives, for which a
> > rewrite is required in order to remap the block (there's no automatic
> > remapping on too much read retries, as it can be configured on
> > SCSI disks). 
> But it still does that if the disk is exported as a single unit used by
> RAIDframe, doesn't it?

No, because the controller itself can't read data from other drives to
rebuild this sector. RAIDframe itself would have to do it, but
currrently it lacks this feature.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference