In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, "David W. Chapman Jr."
>On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 04:14:24PM -0700, Mike Smith wrote:
>> If we want a surface scrubber, we ought to have a "real" one; it's
>> also very, very bad in the laptop context (since it keeps waking your
>> disks up).
>I have the shar of the port up at
>http://people.freebsd.org:~/dwcjr/diskcheckd.shar I believe. its
>already in the ports, I'm just awaiting a repo copy of the files from
>/usr/src/usr.sbin/diskcheckd into ports/sysutils/diskcheckd/files
There are very good reason why serious disk systems like NetApp and
IBM's boxes have a scrubber, and these reasons extend fully into machines
with a 60GB disk which is only marginally accessed.
I think diskcheckd should stay in the main system, but be turned off by
default (at least until better heuristics for default operation has
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