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SubjectRe: Compactflash cards dying?

> > Ouch... I can't imageine how even VFAT would work on something not
> > 8-bit-clean. I doubt FAT only uses 7bits...
> So use a pseudo-file-system which lets you store 8-bit data on such a
> device storing only 7-bit data.
> It's no less sensible than taking a real flash device and hacking up a
> pseudo-file-system which makes it pretend to be a block device, then
> using a 'normal' file system on top of that.
> It's just a shame that CF doesn't generally give you real access to the
> underlying flash and let you use a real file system designed for the
> purpose rather than its silly 'translation layer' :)

Well, if their translation layer at least *worked*, I'd be happy with

Unfortunately one error per 50MB is not acceptable...

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