WARNING: <file> failed verification -- update discarded (will try again).

Joe Peterson joe at skyrush.com
Wed Dec 7 18:56:39 GMT 2005

Hey, I always have my gamma-ray shield with me!  :)

But seriously, are you saying this indicates a read or write error?
I've googled for other cases of this, and when there was an error (like
an error reading a mounted partition), the error was reported before the
warning.  In my case, no other messages are seen other than that warning.


Chris Shoemaker wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 11:38:25AM -0700, Joe Peterson wrote:
>>WARNING: jukebox/Frank_Sinatra/The_Main_Event/04-Let_Me_Try_Again.flac
>>failed verification -- update discarded (will try again).
>>What does the "WARNING" imply?  What could have gone wrong?  I cannot
>>reproduce it.  When I did another sync immediately after, only the
>>directory was in the file list, and then I checked the file in question,
>>and it matched the source.
> If I saw that, the first thing I'd do is fsck.  If fsck found/fixed
> errors, I wouldn't give it another thought.  If not, I'd think harder
> while trying to remember where I left my gamma-ray shield.  :)
> -chris

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