[Tinyos-help] CRC check succeeds but the packet is corrupted

Hongwei Zhang zhangho at cse.ohio-state.edu
Thu Sep 8 10:23:37 PDT 2005

I saw similar issues in TOSSIM. We have seen this issue in field 
deployment too, but less frequently.


Sumit Rangwala wrote:

>   During very high traffic in the network I am finding 
>instances when the link layer CRC check succeeds but 
>data in the packet is corrupted. 
>Theoretically CRC cannot detect all bit errors but I was 
>wondering if others have observed the same. I see such kind 
>of error once every 50,000 packet (this number could be off 
>by a factor of 2)
>I am using Tmotes.
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