On Apr 14, 2005, at 10:03 PM, Kevin Brown wrote:
> Now, bad block remapping destroys that guarantee, but unless you've
> got a LOT of bad blocks, it shouldn't destroy your performance, right?
ALL disks have bad blocks, even when you receive them. you honestly
think that these large disks made today (18+ GB is the smallest now)
that there are no defects on the surfaces?
/me remembers trying to cram an old donated 5MB (yes M) disk into an
old 8088 Zenith PC in college...
Vivek Khera, Ph.D.