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SubjectRe: Blockbusting news, results are in
Hi!

> >> 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:
http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0004.3/0487.html

Pavel
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