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Re: MISTERY - 3° Weekly "wheezy" from jigdo file md5sum errors

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 02:46:36PM +0200, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
>On Thu, 12 Apr 2012, Alex wrote:
>>This week a real mystery happened !!!
>>jigdo-lite session fail DVD 2 amd64:
>>2012-04-10 16:51:06 (428 KB/s) -
>>salvato [1182828]
>>TERMINATO --2012-04-10 16:51:06--
>>Scaricati: 5 file, 3,0M in 7,6s (400 KB/s)
>>Found 5 of the 5 files required by the template
>>Successfully created `debian-testing-amd64-DVD-2.iso'
>>ERROR: Checksums do not match, image might be corrupted!
>>... but final test with md5sum command report:
>># md5sum -c MD5SUMS.amd64
>>debian-testing-amd64-DVD-1.iso: OK
>>debian-testing-amd64-DVD-2.iso: OK
>>I don't know what to think :(
>>And you ?
>I'd guess a hardware problem. Many years ago, I experienced something
>similar: memory checked okay, disk checked okay, but still occasional
>corruption (avg. 1 bit per week or so). Memory changed, disk changed,
>still corruption. Finally found out that the northbridge was just a
>trifle unstable at the auto-selected frequency. Underclocking the
>memory bus and increasing the multiplier fixed it, and today that
>system is still running just fine.

Agreed, I'd have to suspect hardware problems at this point too.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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We don't need no thought control.

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