[CentOS] About md5sum

Tru Huynh tru at centos.org
Tue Nov 20 15:37:03 UTC 2007

On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 04:15:53PM +0100, Alain Spineux wrote:
> When booting on the DVD it will ask you if you want to test it!
> You know where every body is always selecting SKIP!
> You can check it this way

that check will only tell you is the embedded checksum is ok (correct/complete
transfer/burn from iso -> dvd), not if the dvd is a "genuine" CentOS version
(unmodified). AFAIK, you have to check against the md5sums...

my .02 cents


Tru Huynh (CentOS-3 i386/x86_64 Package Maintenance)
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