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Old 01-20-2006, 03:03 PM   #1
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sha1sum


How can I find sha1sum of my cd I just burned the iso file on?? sha1sum works only with filename,so how should i com,pute sha1sum for my burned cd??
 
Old 01-20-2006, 03:19 PM   #2
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# sha1sum /dev/cdrom
 
Old 01-20-2006, 03:28 PM   #3
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That is the same thing I did, but it returns an error that the argument specified is a directory and not a file!!
But Fedora core 4 installation instruction do specify that you should use sha1sum to verify your cd?? That what I cant figure out.. Thanks
 
Old 01-22-2006, 06:48 AM   #4
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You can test the sha1sum of the .iso file before burning the CD, but the easiest way of checking the CD once you've burned it is to use the "Check media" option that appears when you boot the CD, before you get to the installation proper.
 
  


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