Why don't you see which byte differs, and how it does?
Maybe that would suggest the "failure mode". Is it the
same byte data in all affected files, for instance?
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On Oct 22, 2011, at 2:08 PM, Robert Watzlavick <rob...@watzlavick.com> wrote:
> On Oct 22, 2011, at 13:14, Edward Ned Harvey
> <opensolarisisdeadlongliveopensola...@nedharvey.com> wrote:
>> How can you outrule the possibility of "something changed the file."
>> Intentionally, not as a form of filesystem corruption.
> I suppose that's possible but seems unlikely. One byte on a file changed on
> the disk with no corresponding change in the mod time seems unlikely. I did
> access that file for read sometime I'm the past few months but again, if it
> had accidentally been written to, the time would have been updated.
>> If you have snapshots on your ZFS filesystem, you can use zhist (or whatever
>> technique you want) to see in which snapshot(s) it changed, and find all the
>> unique versions of it. 'Course that will only give you any valuable
>> information if you have different versions of the file in different
> I only have one or two snapshots but I'll look.
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