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Re: Checksum mismatch error becoming critical

From: Gary Thomas <gary_at_mlbassoc.com>
Date: 2005-05-25 22:15:15 CEST

On Wed, 2005-05-25 at 14:39 -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On May 25, 2005, at 2:16 PM, Michael W Thelen wrote:
> >
> > In my experience, such a checksum mismatch symptom indicates a network
> > problem, not a Subversion problem.
>
> Exactly, this is the point of svn's checksums. They're meant to
> detect errors in the things *outside* of Subversion. Almost every
> checksum error report we've ever seen has been the result of bad
> disk, bad ram, or flaky network.

Or perhaps, problems with a *very old* MP kernel (he did say he was
running Red Hat 7 which dates from around 1999!)

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