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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 09:58:20 -0800
  • Message-id: <200612170958.21067.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 17 December 2006 09:38, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> The Sunday 2006-12-17 at 09:19 -0800, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > > 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?
>
> Because the md5sum of the image can (and should) be checked before
> burning it :-)

Well, I think there's much greater likelihood of an error occurring
during the recording of the optical media than during the file
retrieval, since there's abundant error detection in the Internet
protocols.


> --
> Cheers,
> Carlos E. R.


Randall Schulz
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