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Re: [opensuse] How to check the MD5 checksum in Windows
  • From: Erik Jakobsen <eja@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 18:34:58 +0100
  • Message-id: <45857FC2.7030702@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Randall R Schulz wrote:
> 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
>

Sorry for interfering, was not my intention to make anything wrong. And
sorry for writing.

--
Med venlig hilsen / Best regards
Erik Jakobsen
eja@xxxxxxxxxxx
openSuSE 10.2 (i586)

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