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Old 12-08-2009, 02:05 AM   #1
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MD5 sum


I have an iso to burn. How do I first check the checksum??
 
Old 12-08-2009, 02:32 AM   #2
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On Linux, you would run:

Code:
md5sum my_iso_file.iso
Obviously, you need to change the name of the iso file

EDIT:-
On Windows, you could try using one of the utilities as shown in the following links
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/841290
http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/u...5sums.html#win

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Old 12-08-2009, 02:52 PM   #3
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I would use 'cmp' instead:

Code:
cmp /dev/cdrom file.iso
it should say that /dev/cdrom is padded.
 
Old 12-08-2009, 03:07 PM   #4
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I was theorising that the OP wanted to check that the ISO image was valid before burning to CD
 
Old 12-08-2009, 03:17 PM   #5
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Oh, yes, ok then, my bad, well after you burn it you can use my solution to make sure it burned properly. But, yes you should just run 'md5sum' on the image to check it before you burn it.
 
  


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