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Re: Anyone else have CheapBytes CD trouble?

Yes, I apparently have the same problem. I bought Debian 2.2 CD-Rs from
Cheapbytes and Setup complains about missing rescue floppies. blah... I
guess that's $$ down the drain.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Hanchrow" <offby1@blarg.net>
To: <debian-user@lists.debian.org>; <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2000 8:53 PM
Subject: Anyone else have CheapBytes CD trouble?

> I just received my Debian 2.2 CDs from Cheapbytes -- 3 binary
> CD-ROMS.  I could not boot off the first one (the installation program
> complained that it couldn't mount the rescue image).
> I decided to run `md5sum' on each file on the CD-ROM, and compare its
> output with the file /cdrom/md5sum.txt.  I was surprised to find that
> they differed.  Here's how I did it:
>         (cd /cdrom; find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 md5sum)
> Here's one file whose sum isn't what the md5sum file says it should be
> (there are many other such files):
> 7eea9e34469920cf5b3de06e527186bb
> dc8e866f3a26cfa8a38f15d328519c92
> Some of the files seem to be random data; one file whose name ends in
> `.tgz' is actually text.
> Has anyone else had this problem?
> --
> PGP Fingerprint: 3E7B A3F3 96CA 8958 ACC5  C8BD 6337 0041 C01C 5276

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