Bug#405132: cdimage.debian.org: etch multi-arch netinst CD fails integrity check
tag 405132 +pending
On Sun, Dec 31, 2006 at 05:32:19PM +0100, Francesco Poli wrote:
>I downloaded a recent snapshot of the new multi-arch netinst CD ISO image.
>I checked the image MD5 checksum and it is OK.
>I burned the CD and then tried to check the integrity of its content:
> $ mount /cdrom/
> $ cd /cdrom/
> $ grep -A 4 labeled README.txt
> This CD-ROM is labeled
> Debian GNU/Linux testing "Etch" - Official Snapshot
> Multi-architecture i386/amd64/powerpc NETINST #1 20061228-09:45
> $ md5sum -c md5sum.txt
> md5sum: MD5 check failed for './md5sum.txt'
> $ grep 'md5sum\.txt' md5sum.txt
> f9e0046389c212f1efa8b26469f844e9 ./md5sum.txt
> $ md5sum ./md5sum.txt
> c25ce4f626d23a50f57c83ad214c357b ./md5sum.txt
> $ cd
> $ eject /cdrom/
>It seems that the `md5sum.txt' file includes a line which claims
>to report the MD5 checksum of the file itself.
>The checksum is obviously incorrect (AFAICT, it could only be correct
>if one managed to converge an appropriate iterative procedure...).
Yup, it's a silly bug in the scripts. Already fixed in svn, the new
images (today) should be fixed by the new weekly build.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
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