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Old 5th May 2022
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OpenBSD also has a badsect(8) tool, which may be used to reserve known bad sectors which cannot be reallocated by drive electronics, as the tool predates drive electronics that manage spare sectors.

Replacing a failing drive is usually a better option.
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