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Re: [opensuse] How to check the MD5 checksum in Windows
  • From: Joseph Loo <jloo@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 19:56:42 -0800
  • Message-id: <458762FA.6000502@xxxxxxx>
Randall R Schulz wrote:
> 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
So far when my program did not boot up correctly, the image file had a
problem. Beside, if yu use k3b, you could check to see if the correct
md5sum shows up.

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