[clug] OT: USB Thumb Drive Error Checking
paulway at mabula.net
Thu Apr 3 23:55:00 GMT 2008
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Brett Worth wrote:
| Sorry about the off topic post...
| Do USB flash drives do integrity checking with CRC or the like? A
| friend of mine has had a file go corrupt on an 8GB thumbdrive without
| error. The file was just text which had some X's turn into Y's. I've
| tried some googling but I can't narrow the search. :-/
There might be more expensive ones that do, but in general I wouldn't bet on it.
This is one of those reasons I look forward to our new ZFS or btrfs overlords.
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