If a modern hard drive begins to let bad blocks through it's internal block relocation mechanics have failed. I recommend to take backup on everthing on that disk because this is usually a sign that the disk will die shortly.
On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 07:17:44PM +0100, Marco wrote: > hej list, > > during dd tests i encounter hardware problems with my harddisk. is there > a way to mark parts of the hdd as "bad" so those are not used anymore? > > best regards, > marco > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"