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Re: [opensuse] How to check the MD5 checksum in Windows
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 09:19:46 -0800
  • Message-id: <200612170919.46512.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 17 December 2006 09:02, Erik Jakobsen wrote:
> Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > On Sunday 17 December 2006 05:44, Aaron Bridge wrote:
> >> I don't have 10.2 installed yet, so how would I check the MD5
> >> checksum using Windows XP?
> >
> > The installer steps you through an option MD5 checksum validation
> > stage early on, so you could just boot the installation disk, tell
> > it to do that check and then bail out after it's done. At that
> > point, nothing has been done to the system on which it's running.
> >
> > Randall Schulz
>
> For that method I would prefer an R/W media. because if the .ISO is
> distorted the media is ready for the garbage collector :-)

How does that change the original question?

Anyway, if that's your concern just use re-writeable media to burn the
CD or DVD. But since optical media is pretty cheap and the likelihood
of a problem is pretty low, why bother?


> ...
> Erik Jakobsen


Randall Schulz
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