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Re: [SLE] *.md5sum...What's it for?
  • From: Sergey Mkrtchyan <crusoe@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 12:38:49 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <45113934.4080106@xxxxxxxxxx>
Per Jessen wrote:
Sergey Mkrtchyan wrote:

File: SL.307.060906.x86_64.disc1.iso 636218 KB
File: SL.307.060906.x86_64.disc2.iso 656198 KB
File: SL.307.060906.x86_64.disc3.iso 655622 KB
File: SL.307.060906.x86_64.disc4.iso 671748 KB
File: SL.307.060906.x86_64.md5sum 1 KB

The question is what is the last "File: SL.307.060906.x86_64.md5sum".
Sure he have to burn first 4 ones on the CD but what should be done
with the last one? I doubt that it should be burned on the 5th disk.

It most probably contains the checksums of the 4 ISOs, which your friend
could have used to check the downloads:

md5sum -c SL.307.060906.x86_64.md5sum

Thank you very much...
So after downloading all four he have to put the 5th file in the same place and execute the command you gave? Did I got it correctly?

Thanks once more,

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