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Old 09-28-2004, 07:53 AM   #1
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Question What is a SIGN File?

I was browsing around my universities FTP site looking for a kernel (found it) and noticed that it is immediately followed by a SIGN file. i.e.


My spiritual advisors have indicated that it may be some sort of checksum, but Googling "SIGN File" didn't really do what I was looking for.

Old 09-28-2004, 09:16 AM   #2
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It is probably an MD5 checksum file. Try downloading the file and running
file linux-
to guess the file type from the contents.


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