[arch-releng] CDs and USB-Image integrity checking
dieter at plaetinck.be
Sat Jan 24 13:42:15 EST 2009
On Sat, 24 Jan 2009 12:44:06 -0500
Vertimyst <vertimyst at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, technically I did mean what Dieter said, but hey, it's fine.
> Like I said, personally I've never really /needed/ to run such a
> check with Arch.
Your call. I wouldn't mind if you posted a ticket for this. It's
useful but it won't get high prio :-)
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Dieter Plaetinck
> <dieter at plaetinck.be>wrote:
> > 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-)
> > Dieter
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