Subject: Re: Dealing with bad blocks on fixed disks
To: Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 04/17/2003 13:46:51
On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 10:14:21AM +1000, Darren Reed wrote:
> In some email I received from Manuel Bouyer, sie wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 12:58:14PM -0700, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> > >
> > > Does anyone, anywhere, still use bad144? Is there any way to integrate
> > > the new ioctl interface for older drivers that use bad144?
> > > (Do we still _have_ any drivers that do bad144? Massbus, maybe?)
> > It should still work for pre-ATA drives.
> I saw the BAD144 stuff there when I was reading through but could not
> find any place where the #ifdef became defined. Is this a kernel option
> that has slipped through the cracks ?
Looks so. The #ifdef was added in rev 1.170, on 1998/03/25
But I guess 'options HAS_BAD144_HANDLING' in a kernel config file still works.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr
NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference