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RE: checksum and such



Do not do this.  It is best practice to download from the same site to 
avoid this kind of issue.  I found out the hard way a couple weeks ago.

-- John


On Tue, 2 Jul 2002, Michael Finney wrote:

> Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2002 13:08:30 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Michael Finney <lovefinney yahoo com>
> Reply-To: redhat-install-list redhat com
> To: redhat-install-list redhat com
> Subject: RE: checksum and such
> 
> Wait a sec..  I do not understand.  There is an old
> redhat 7.3 distribution and a new redhat 7.3
> distribution?  Their contents are different?
> 
> I am in the process of trying to download two ISO
> files from different mirror sites.  I didn't think a
> mirror site would like me connecting twice to the same
> site.  The reason I am doing it this way is due to ftp
> mget not working the way I expected last night.
> 
> Michael
> 
> --- "Salkinder, Yuri" <yuri salkinder csfb com> wrote:
> > Also, few days ago LinuxISO.org put up a note that
> > Red Hat released another distribution of 7.3 with
> > different md5sums. The ones listed by Rick were
> > quoted as "old." The md5sums for newer images are
> > listed as:
> > 
> > a91011f1c6b5f331d120d33ee5898d95
> > valhalla-i386-disc1.iso
> > 422948492b984060b21923d11febb422
> > valhalla-i386-disc2.iso
> > 505a73bac591882c14c80bfe452cd757
> > valhalla-i386-disc3.iso
> > 9fc872b4dca927dfd86b80cba4da4814
> > valhalla-SRPMS-disc1.iso
> > 88f1e7b2187402e29fe1377a1209f42b
> > valhalla-SRPMS-disc2.iso
> > 
> > Obviously, different mirrors have different
> > distributions, which created serious headaches for a
> > bunch of people myself included.
> > 
> > -yuri 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rick Stevens [mailto:rstevens vitalstream com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 3:51 PM
> > To: redhat-install-list redhat com
> > Subject: Re: checksum and such
> > 
> > 
> > Michael Finney wrote:
> > > Say I get 3 cds from a nice person who wants to
> > help
> > > me get Redhat 7.3.  The person says he burned the
> > 3
> > > ISOs to each cd (ISO image 1 - cd 1, ISO image 2 -
> > cd
> > > 2)
> > > 
> > > Is md5sum adequate to make sure that nothing bad
> > was
> > > put on the cds or it was not manipulated in some
> > way?
> > 
> > It's as good as you're likely to get.  Check the
> > md5sums against
> > this data:
> > 
> > c9a4d963a49e384e10dec9c2bd49ad73 
> > valhalla-SRPMS-disc1.iso
> > 41b03d068e84d2a17147aa27e704f79b 
> > valhalla-SRPMS-disc2.iso
> > cb91810ce8173039fed24420407e4c59 
> > valhalla-i386-disc1.iso
> > ec1b813d32ffdc8edc2be261735d17de 
> > valhalla-i386-disc2.iso
> > 5dc81ce523cfddf99b4d4d63e91bcaa7 
> > valhalla-i386-disc3.iso
> > 
> > That's from the RedHat site's information.
> >
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > - Rick Stevens, Senior Systems Engineer    
> > rstevens vitalstream com -
> > - VitalStream, Inc.                      
> > http://www.vitalstream.com -
> > -                                                   
> >                 -
> > -                  Heisenberg _may_ have slept here 
> >                 -
> >
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> > 
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