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SubjectRe: single bit errors on files stored on USB-HDDs via USB2/usb_storage
Robert Hancock wrote:
> Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote:
>
>> Hmmm. That's the only thing that i currently may be doing wrong.
>> I have a 1,5 Meter and a 4,5 Meter cable connected to the USB-Controller
>> and i only use of them depending on where the HDD is placed in my room,
>> the other one is dangling unconnected.
>>
>> Then i will unconnect the short cable and use the long cable exclusivly
>> and see if it gets better(tm).
>
>
> That long cable could be part of the problem - I don't think the USB
> specification allows for cables that long (something like a 6 foot max
> as I recall).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB2

Says that 5 meters are allowed.



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