[OpenAFS] file corruption redux

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Wed, 31 May 2006 13:08:14 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 31 May 2006, Miles Davis wrote:

> Sure, I suppose, but I can't think of what could do it -- cpu/cache? Magical
> corrupting ethernet interface or driver (intel e1000)?

I doubt it. But it was worth asking.

> OK, here we go: cmp -l aspell-bg-0.50-9.i386.rpm /tmp/aspell-bg-0.50-9.i386.rpm
> 1683429 377 177
> (same from at least two clients)
> tcpdump (4.4MB) file is at http://cs.stanford.edu/people/miles/tcpdump.out
> Server is, client is

That's a single bit error. That screams bad hardware. I will look at the 
tcpdump, though.