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Re: fixing a bad sector
On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 08:30:51PM +0200, tlaronde%polynum.com@localhost wrote:
> FWIW, when I first saw this on a drive, NetBSD was able to recover and
> let me back-up the data (indeed very first thing to do). After, the
> SMART status was almost useless, since the faults reappeared until the
> disk finally failed (with unability to recover). And the SMART status
> was up-to-date only when it finally failed---that is: too late.
That reminds me of a mail smartd (from smartmontools) tried to send
me once about a failing disk on my mail server - it arrived a few minutes
after deploying the replacement disk.
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