[CentOS] md5sum mismatch between CentOS 6.4 and 6.5 repository

Tue Dec 10 07:54:07 UTC 2013
Ralf Aumüller <Ralf.Aumueller at informatik.uni-stuttgart.de>


On 12/09/2013 03:16 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> Yes, it is signed by the same key ... but the rpm is not identical. (The
> difference being a different md5sum because rpm metadata (signature
> time) is different).
> He does not say HOW the installation fails ... one would have to look at
> the kickstart file to see.

anaconda crashes while installing packages. Checking the log-files of the
traceback I found something about wrong md5sum of package python-slip-dbus.

> If the ks install is looking at a real 6.5 and pointing at it, it should
> work fine.  If he is pointing at something else, maybe not.  I would
> personally just delete the files in question and rsync again to make
> sure they are replaced.
> Rsync, if it sees the same file and the same date, will not validate the
> crc without a -c switch ... that would take forever for a whole tree, so
> I would delete the files in question and sync again from a 6.5 tree.

That was the way I fixed the kickstart installation.

Thank You very much for Your explanation of the md5sum difference and best regards,