[linux-lvm] badblocks on lvm1 lv using device mapper and lvm2 userland tools

Heinz Mauelshagen Mauelshagen at redhat.com
Wed Feb 25 09:40:10 UTC 2004

On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 07:55:36AM +0100, Volker Gropp wrote:
> Hi,
> is there any way to handle badblocks on a lvm1 lv in an dm lvm2
> environment. EVMS seem to be able to reallovate those, but i dont wanna
> switch.

You don't want to throw away the flaky disk(s) ? ;)

A disk should be sorted out IMO in case it starts showing bad blocks because
that means that it ran out of internal space to remap (presumably it is
decently actual it will have), which is very bad.

> my kernel is 2.4.25, no patches on a debian system using IDE drives.
> Volker Gropp
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