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SubjectRe: single bit errors on files stored on USB-HDDs via USB2/usb_storage
Am Freitag, 8. Dezember 2006 11:39 schrieb Matthias Schniedermeyer:
> > I.e. it's nearly impossible for noisy hardware to _silently_ cause data
> > corruption. I would suppose USB has similar CRC checks.

It has.

> > Also, you mentioned that the corruption occurs systematically on certain
> > byte patterns. Therefore it's certainly not related to the cables.
> It'd guess that too, but who can that say for sure. :-|

You may have a bit pattern that stresses the controllers and suddenly
a marginal cable may matter.


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