Re: Is my data checksummed?
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Thanks a lot for all the responses. Ric Wheeler wrote:
On 02/21/2010 09:41 PM, tytso@xxxxxxx wrote:If you use disks that support the Data Integrity Field (DIF) extension, Linux will use it to provide end-to-end data checksum support. Otherwise, there are checksums on the disk and between disk controller and the CPU, but those are obviously not end-to-end checksums.Just to be clear, even with a storage path that supports DIF/DIX, we don't currently do anything for applications on top of file systems. The primary application to target storage path is covered mainly for raw devices.
Sorry Ric, The last sentence loses me. I mean, I know what raw devices are! :) Would you please elaborate a little. Reza. _______________________________________________ Ext3-users mailing list Ext3-users@xxxxxxxxxx https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/ext3-users
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