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Re: [Xen-devel] reiserfs/xfs creation/check problem

To: Vitez Gabor <vitezg@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] reiserfs/xfs creation/check problem
From: Chris Wedgwood <cw@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 05:58:52 -0800
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On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 02:31:21PM +0100, Vitez Gabor wrote:

> kandur2:~# mkfs.xfs /dev/hda2
> ioctl 00001261 not supported by XL blkif

how old is your mkfs here?  there were issues a long time ago with the
ioctls to get the device size (64-bit size request not being supported
or being quirky and needing work...  i forget the details now)

> bread: Cannot read the block (51199): (Input/output error).

write over those blocks and hope the drive remaps the bad sectors
safely and it doesn't get worse

this usually works but not always

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