Re: Why are spaces removed from the disk serial number?
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Cetnerowski, Adam wrote:
The serial number for sdb does look fishy and it could be interacting strangely with the library isspace() function used to strip out the whitespace (if some of the strange characters are control characters). This may be the reason why the raid set is recognized under Windows.
The question is, should the whitespace even be stripped? If the disk has a space in its serial number, then shouldn't it be recorded in the metadata with the space? If the space is supposed to be stripped then I can see the isspace() behaving incorrectly on control characters, but it seems to me that if the disk reports a space, the metadata should have a space in it as well.
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