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Re: [opensuse] 10.2 DVD problem
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 09:45:57 -0800
  • Message-id: <200612100945.57979.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>

On Sunday 10 December 2006 09:36, Mike McMullin wrote:
> ...
> Interesting. Is there a way, independent of YaST to do a m5sum
> check on mounted optical media?

The CD / DVD drive device remains accessible as a regular block device
even when the file system it contains is mounted. You can do this:

% md5sum /dev/hdc

Naturally, you must use the proper device name for your system. You may
need to be or become root to do this.

Randall Schulz
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