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Re: [opensuse-factory] tagmedia question
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 04 May 2006 12:19:00 -0400
  • Message-id: <1146759540.25125.3.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2006-05-04 at 12:12 +0200, Ulrich Windl wrote:
> On 4 May 2006 at 12:03, Steffen Winterfeldt wrote:
>
> > yast & checkmedia show you the md5sum of the final iso, which, given the
> > current state of cryptography and computing power can not be stored in the
> > iso itself, (...)
>
> I always wondered where K3B finds the checksum to check an ISO image against...

It doesn't get it from anywhere, it creates one from the iso file that
-you- are supposed to check against the one supplied by the maker of the
iso.

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Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998


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