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SubjectRe: Compactflash cards dying?


--On Tuesday, February 04, 2003 00:56:00 +0100 Roger Larsson
<roger.larsson@skelleftea.mail.telia.com> wrote:

> 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)

Maybe your system is feeding it the wrong supply voltage?

>
>>
>> Anyone seen something similar? Are there some known-good
>> compactflash-es?
>>
>
> I would recomend SanDisk

Seconded, they're generally really good.

Andrew[unhandled content-type:application/pgp-signature]
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