Avoiding bad sectors?

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at rinet.ru
Mon Aug 21 14:17:00 UTC 2006

On Sun, 20 Aug 2006, Doug Barton wrote:

DB> > There have been some excellent suggestions in this thread, but one simple
DB> > detail looks like it's been over-looked.
DB> > 
DB> > If the disk has marked the sector as bad, which it should have, and it
DB> > there are redirection sectors available. a reboot is all that is
DB> > required.
DB> Not so much overlooked as ignored, methinks. :) If we wanted to reboot all
DB> the time, we would run windows.

Well, swapoff/swapon pair should do the trick avoiding reboot, unless swapoff 

D.Marck                                     [DM5020, MCK-RIPE, DM3-RIPN]
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