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Re: Installing -current - RZ28 bad sectors
Johnny Billquist wrote:
> Charles H Dickman wrote:
>> I have been trying to get NetBSD/VAX -current installed on my
>> VS4000/90. The install succeeded, but the resulting system would not
>> boot because there was a read error on an RZ28.
>> So, do RZ28 do any kind of bad sector replacement internally? If the
>> answer is yes, then the disk is dead. If not how is this handled? I
>> don't see to many disk scanning utilities in NetBSD.
> It's a normal SCSI drive. SCSI do bad block replacement internally.
> It might be worth to try and reformat the drive, but otherwise it's toast.
Depending on where the read error is, it might be possible to use badsect to
avoid using the bad sector.
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