All torrent downloads corrupted

I tried Transmission, Deluge, Azureus (for a short while, though, nowhere near sufficient), and all the downloads were “corrupted”. They downloaded fine, no error shown in the client, but when I tried to listen to MP3s (all creative-commons, of course) or watch the movies (all public domain, of course), I was getting some jagged up sound or glitches/skips in the video stream.

First I thought libtorrent or something was to blame, or that the clients used don’t implement hashing/checking. Dumped these thoughts really soon.

The answer is simpler: I had the download folder on a FAT32 partition. Moved to UFS – the glitches disappeared.

So, it might be something related to the msdosfs driver, I don’t know.

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