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Re: [linux-lvm] How to handle Bad Block relocation with LVM?



Joe Thornber <joe <at> fib011235813.fsnet.co.uk> writes:
> 
> Eric,
> 
> We would like to automate the process that you have described in LVM2
> at some point.  So if you get an error on an LV and new PE will be
> allocated, as much data as possible copied from the bad PE to the new
> PE, and then remap the LV so that it's using the new PE (very much
> like a small pvmove).
> 
> The EVMS team are writing a bad block relocator target for device
> mapper, but I don't feel it's neccessary to add yet another device
> layer to the LVs.  If I have a bad block I don't mind loosing a whole
> PE (people may not agree with me on this ?)

To resurrect a really, really, old thread, did anything ever get done in LVM2
to either automatically or manually map out PEs with bad blocks in them?

Does anyone have a recipe for doing this -- to save me the time of figuring it 
all out for myself?

Cheers,
b.



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