Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, Customers who viewed this item also viewed. This eventually results in the “wear leveling” firmware to get invoked, which maps out or moves out the “hot” sector with a fresh one, with a low write count. Pages with related products. In fact, it was off at times by a factor of 4, which I thought was kind of ridiculous. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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In fact, it was off at times by a factor of 4, which I thought was kind of ridiculous. Showing of reviews. Image Unavailable Image not available us Color: It will boot and run fine at first. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Customers who bought this item also bought. My guess is that while ksb operation is being performed the OS re-reads the sector while the wear-leveling is in progress, and receives bogus data, thus corrupting the filesystem and crashing the OS.

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Active regions in the filesystem metadata, etcget written very often, followed cavalrt immediate re-reads. My hunch is that there is a design bug in the firmware in the device controller.


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If you are only doing a few GB, then it would be 5 stars. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

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Backed up data to the USB device, comes back with good checksums. Technical Specification Warranty [pdf ]. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 26,