[Samba] file differences when copying files to linux, using samba
jeff at jeffunit.com
Sun Jan 27 18:10:49 GMT 2008
> >> Have you tried copying the file over with "cp" from
> >> windows to your server? (cp from 'cygwin')?
> > No, but I will try that today.
> >> Have you tried comparing some of the differing files and
> >> looking for a pattern?
> > Yes. I wrote a modified version of cmp that tries to list all byte
> > differences.
> > I was looking at an iso image of some linux distribution.
> > There were three bytes that differed, and if I recall correctly,
> > they were all one bit differences.
>I would think one bit differences should be picked up by the TCP
>You probably have Rx checksum offload on the receiving box. You could
>try turning that off and recopying to see if the error persists. Could
>be a bad card.
How do I turn rx checksums off under linux? This is an intel pro1000 ct.
I am happy to try it.
The gigabit ethernet is on-board, but I have several spare gigabit
>Seems unlikely the Tx sender could send an incorrect checksum unless the
>buffer memory flipped a bit before checksum computation which seems
>ruled out by the ECC. Still, I'm a believer in memtest.
I ran memtest-86+ through about 5 iterations, and there were no problems.
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