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Re: Corrupt files

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Subject: Re: Corrupt files
From: Guus Houtzager <guus@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2005 20:19:11 +0200
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Hi,

On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 17:10 +0200, Guus Houtzager wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 09:37 -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> > Guus Houtzager wrote:
> > > If I redownload those files they
> > > are ok. I tried using a different ftp client and scp but that made no
> > > difference, some files still get corrupted. Using cmp -b on the corrupt
> > > and the correct file show that the files differ in 1 byte. Output from
> > > those 3 files:
> > > correct1 corrupt1 byte 43330599, line 227755 is   7 ^G  47 '
> > > correct2 corrupt2 byte 21769255, line 113448 is 302 M-B 342 M-b
> > > correct3 corrupt3 byte 39713823, line 206079 is  10 ^H  30 ^X
> > > No messages in logfiles whatsoever.
> > 
> > These are single-bit errors... I think it's unlikely that xfs is at 
> > fault.  Maybe run some memory checking, or try a different underlying 
> > fileystem, volume mgr (or plain partition) or a different download tool? 
> >   (I guess you've already done that last one)
> 
> Thanks for your reaction. 
> The memory in this system is about a month old. I did a memtest86+ test
> run on it at that time and was ok. Could ofcourse have gone bad in the
> mean time, so I'll check that.

I finally had time to do some memorytesting and it gave errors. I'll
replace the memory next week and that will hopefully fix the problem.
If not, I'll let you know.

Thanks for the help!

Regards,

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