Re: Testing iso downloads?

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On Thu, 2006-04-27 at 14:28 -0500, Gordon Gallup wrote:
> Greetings all,
>    I have downloaded the FC5 isos and, after burning the first one, I
> found that the media check failed when I booted.  Is there any way of
> checking the correctness of the download step separate from the
> burning step?  The disk image mounted successfully with mount "loop"
> option.

Yes, this is what the SHA1SUM file is for.

$ sha1sum -c SHA1SUM

The media check is pretty useless on some hardware (this is due to a
long standing kernel bug) and you may get a successful install
regardless of a mediacheck failure.


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