Re: Checking the md5sum of a burned CD
On Thu, 19 Mar 2009 10:06:55 -0600, Paul E Condon wrote:
>> So the CD itself and checkisomd is all you need to verify it, even
>> after several years, and you've forgot where you put its original
>> md5sum. . .
> I think you are misunderstanding the situation, or perhaps, I
> misunderstand what you intend to say. Computing a checksum, does not, by
> itself, verify the correctness of the CD. . . But an
> md5sum of a CD, alone, is useless.
Maybe some more readings, if you care, can help change your thinking.
- Do you know that on RedHat's cd boot menu, there is an entry to verify
the integrity of CD?
- Do you know how they did it?
Tong (remove underscore(s) to reply)