Apparently conflicting smartctl output
wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Jan 6 14:39:39 UTC 2012
On Fri, 6 Jan 2012, Bas Smeelen wrote:
> I have had this with a drive and multiple read errors would not remap the
> With write errors the sector would be remapped. This was a new Samsung
> laptop drive though, not a Western Digital.
That's standard. Sectors are only remapped to spares on a write error.
> To get the sector remapped I had to fully write the drive and it was ok
> after that.
Just writing to the sector should be enough. Of course, when one sector
goes bad, others often follow.
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