Subject: Re: two disks, two controlers, same bad block
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/27/2006 12:00:51
On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 18:58:03 +0200, Manuel Bouyer
> On Mon, Mar 27, 2006 at 11:53:25AM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > > I don't know as I don't have such drives here to test. But you could test
> > > by yourself.
> > > But if using LBA48 cause a 65% performance drop for these drives, they're
> > > even more buggy than I though :) Note that LBA48 is required for any sector
> > > above 128G.
> > >
> > The badsect will grab the sector, but is the problem exactly that
> > sector or all sectors past that point?
> Exactly this sector.
Then badsect(8) should do exactly what's desired.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb