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Re: test3 DVD ISO not a multiple of 32KiB blocks



On 2004-04-30 at 08:34:33+01 Craig Emery <fedora-test cemery org uk> wrote:

> On 30/04/04 08:09, James Ralston wrote:
> 
> > FC2-test3-i386-DVD.iso is 4379752448 bytes, which is *not* a
> > multiple of 32KiB [...]  Therefore, growisofs pads it by 18432
> > bytes up to 4379770880 bytes (133660 32KiB-sized blocks) when
> > burning it.  This makes it a pain to verify the MD5 checksums;
> > instead of being able to just run md5sum on the device (e.g.,
> > "md5sum /dev/hdc"), you have to use dd to read only the size of
> > the ISO (without the pad).
> 
> Could this have contributed to my problem burning it?

I doubt it, but if you want to test, just manually append 18432 bytes
to FC2-test3-i386-DVD.iso, and try to burn it.

James



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