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Re: [linux-lvm] badblocks handling with LVM



Laurent writes:
> I have blocks marked bad on a ext2 filesystem.  The device has bad blocks.
> I'm wondering how bad blocks are handled with lvm.  I would like to create
> a phycal volume on this device and use reiserfs on it.
> Could you give me some informations ?

As long as the bad blocks are not in the first ~250kB of the partition/disk
then LVM doesn't care about it.  However, reiserfs doesn't yet support bad
blocks in the filesystem (this is currently under development AFAIK), so
this will not help you.

Cheers, Andreas
-- 
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                 \  would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
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