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SubjectRe: Undo aic7xxx changes (now rc7+aic20030603)
On Wed, 25 Jun 2003 21:16:55 +0200
Willy Tarreau <willy@w.ods.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 01:43:53AM +0200, Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:
> > > Ah, OK ! I didn't understand this. You're right, this is also a
> > > possibility. Perhaps a tar cf - /mnt/3ware | chkblk would get evidence of
> > > somme corruption?
> >
> > Hm, probably a dumb question: does repeated tar'ing of the same files lead
> > to exactly the same archive? There is no timestamp inside or something
> > equivalent?
>
> Hmmm no, you're right, I forgot about this case. I think that access time or
> other time-dependant informations may change often enough to make a big diff
> on checksums. I have no more idea at the moment. Or perhaps tar to a disk
> file instead of the tape and check that file :-/

I have tried that already but never managed to get verification errors on tar
archives written to disk.
Maybe I try again some more...

Regards,
Stephan
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