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Re: F12 Live CHECKSUM failing

2009/12/18 Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net>:
> On Friday 18 December 2009, Tim wrote:
>>On Fri, 2009-12-18 at 11:53 -0800, suvayu ali wrote:
>>> This shows that your download is corrupted. That would explain all
>>> your other problems too. You need to download the iso again. If you
>>> are using direct download, I would suggest you to switch to torrent.
>>> While downloading torrents, your torrent client (e.g. transmission or
>>> ktorrent) checks for the checksums of each piece, so corrupted
>>> downloads are very rare.
>>One of their prior posts said they got it using a torrent.

Sorry I had missed that part.

> In which case they should restart the torrent.  Most clients do a full check
> and will re-pull anything that doesn't pass that 64kb blocks crc.

Restarting the torrent is probably the best bet here. AFAIR there is
an option to verify too. Maybe the OP can try that, if the client
finds errors then it will re-download the corrupted pieces.

Open source is the future. It sets us free.

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