[CentOS] Re: [resend] USB drive fails at sector 0xFFFFFFF

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Sep 8 17:50:30 UTC 2008

on 9-7-2008 10:53 PM Kenneth Porter spake the following:
> I'm backing up to a NTFS partition on an external USB drive with dump. 
> I'm seeing failures in /var/log/messages reading sector 0xFFFFFFF that 
> cause the verify pass to fail. Are there any known problems in the USB 
> driver?
> Kernel via uname -a:
This isn't paid 24x7 support!
You need to wait more than a few hours before you re-pound (I mean resend) 
your message.

More than likely it is a problem with the Linux reverse engineered support for 
a Windows proprietary file system. Why back up to NTFS?

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