Originally Posted by DrJ
The error rate seems high, but it has not changed much since I forced the bad-sector relocation (which differs from a low-level format). That is what you keep your eye on.
How did you do that? Here is the newfs -N /dev/ad8s1d info
Reduced frags per cylinder group from 94088 to 94080 to enlarge last cyl group
/dev/ad8s1d: 715402.3MB (1465144000 sectors) block size 16384, fragment size 2048
using 3894 cylinder groups of 183.75MB, 11760 blks, 23552 inodes.
super-block backups (for fsck -b #) at:
I should be able to mark that block, or several blocks bad.. just not sure how to do it =(.