[arch-releng] CDs and USB-Image integrity checking

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Sat Jan 24 11:38:08 EST 2009

On Sat, 24 Jan 2009 18:20:00 +0200
Grigorios Bouzakis <grbzks at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 09:47:52AM +0100, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> > 
> >    I think what they mean is, when you boot the cd, you should have
> > the option to do a check on it (while booted).
> >    checking a sum on the iso not sufficient: your cd might get
> >    dirty/scratched after burning it.
> >    I suggest if you want this you make a ticket for us.  (right now
> > i wouldn't have a clue on how to implement it though)
> > 
> No, i meant just what Aaron did. I know theres a way to verify the
> integrity even of burned ISOs, the method slips my mind right now, but
> making sure that the file lying in your hard drive is the same as the
> one uploaded to the server.
> What you desribe is a feature, personally  i would never use even if
> available.
> Greg

Great! another problem solved B-)


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