[Beowulf] Big storage

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 10:38:52 PDT 2007


ah, I mistook "fsprobe(8)" to be a reference to section 8 of the unix man.
Thanks!
Peter


On 9/13/07, Loic Tortay <tortay at cc.in2p3.fr> wrote:
>
> According to Peter St. John:
> >
> > UGU isn't what it used to be (but neither am I). I'm having trouble
> finding
> > a man page for fsprobe; can you specifiy a flavor of unix?
> >
> "fsprobe" is not a standard Unix command.
>
> It's a tool developped by Peter Kelemen from CERN to routinely check
> for silent data corruption on disks.
>
> It's very simple and basically just writes data to disk then reads the
> data back and compares what was written and read (expecting things to
> be identical).
>
> You can find more details there:
>        <http://cern.ch/Peter.Kelemen/fsprobe/>.
>
>
> Loïc.
> --
> | Loïc Tortay <tortay at cc.in2p3.fr> -     IN2P3 Computing Centre     |
>
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