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SubjectRe: Compactflash cards dying?
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On Sunday 02 February 2003 23:30, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
>
> 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.
>
> First time I repartitioned it; now I only did mke2fs, and data
> corruption can be seen by something as simple as
>
> cat /mnt/cf/mp3/* > /mnt/cf/delme; md5sum /mnt/cf/delme.
>
> [Fails 1 in 5 tries].

That is very bad... I wonder if you do something that the CF does
not like - like power off while writing (can actually destroy the
disk - read in some newsgroup)

>
> Anyone seen something similar? Are there some known-good
> compactflash-es?
>

I would recomend SanDisk

/RogerL

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Roger Larsson
Skellefteå
Sweden

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