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    SubjectRe: Blockbusting news, results are in

    > >> I've told you guys over and over that you need to CRC the data in user
    > >> space, we do that in our backup scripts and it tells us when the drives
    > >> are going bad. S
    > On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 12:08:00PM +0400, Hans Reiser wrote:
    > > Why do the CRC in user space, that requires modifying every one of 7000+
    > > applications (if I understand you correctly, which is far from a sure
    > > thing;-) )?
    > > Write a reiser4 CRC file plugin. It would take a weekend, and most of the
    > > work would be cut and pasting from the default file plugin..
    > > I understand why you do it in BK, but for user space as a whole user space
    > > is the wrong place.
    > I think the fs driver layer might be the wrong thing too; maybe it'd be
    > best to do the CRC and/or checksumming at the block layer?

    I think that's best place.

    Here's first attempt at implementation:

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