what exactly does 'validate' do?

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what exactly does 'validate' do?

Postby 30075 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:04 am

The manual says the 'validate byte-for-byte' does compare each bit. But for those validations you may do months later, what exactly is going on? Just verifying it can read & the data structures are OK? Checking against some checksums that gets stored with the image? Just curious...

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Re: what exactly does 'validate' do?

Postby TeraByte Support » Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:04 pm

and if you're referring to the restore option, it's the restored data.

"Brian K" wrote in message news:2010@public.image...


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http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/kb/article.php?id=350
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http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/kb/article.php?id=152
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Hope this helps.

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Re: what exactly does 'validate' do?

Postby peleus » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:23 am

[quote="30075"]The manual says the 'validate byte-for-byte' does compare each bit. But for those validations you may do months later, what exactly is going on? Just verifying it can read & the data structures are OK? Checking against some checksums that gets stored with the image? Just curious...

Thanks[/quote]

I think this is an option for you to go this route. You can be sure that the data is 100% accurate but would take such a long time because of the error checking.
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Re: what exactly does 'validate' do?

Postby TeraByte Support » Tue May 01, 2012 9:02 am

verifies the integrity of the data in the image file itself.

"peleus" wrote in message news:2164@public.image...

[quote="30075":206iigld]The manual says the 'validate byte-for-byte' does
compare each bit. But for those validations you may do months later, what
exactly is going on? Just verifying it can read & the data structures are
OK? Checking against some checksums that gets stored with the image? Just
curious...

Thanks[/quote:206iigld]

I think this is an option for you to go this route. You can be sure that the
data is 100% accurate but would take such a long time because of the error
checking. [img:206iigld]http://imagicon.info/cat/14-27/1.gif[/img:206iigld]

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