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Re: Checksumming layer



Jordi Prats wrote:

> You could use tripwire to check periodically all files instead of relay
> on the file system for that task. (I think no file system does this
> checking by now)

That's a possible idea.

I would have thought it would be relatively simple to write a block device
which acted a layer between the file system and real block device. I
suppose the difficultly is getting all the corner cases correct. I've never
written any kernel code, so maybe I should investigate doing that for
fun...

Jeremy

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