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SubjectRe: Compactflash cards dying?

> > I had compactflash from Apacer (256MB), and it started corrupting data
> > in few months, eventually becoming useless and being given back for
> > repair. They gave me another one and it is just starting to corrupt
> > data.
> last year we had some problems with compactflash. It was only 7bit
> clean, not 8bit. However the cards worked fine via usb devices,
> but not when used as IDE device.
> test if writing 7bit data is reliable :-)

Ouch... I can't imageine how even VFAT would work on something not
8-bit-clean. I doubt FAT only uses 7bits...

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