Re: Debian 6 uninstallable?
On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 06:06:34AM EST, Camaleón wrote:
> For small images (netiso) I do not tend to verify the checksum
I just did one.. takes about five seconds to generate the checksum.
And since the checksum is going to end up very different even for a lost
bit or so.. you can tell at glance whether it's right or not.
> media, but for bigger files (CD or DVD sets) I do, just to discard any
> problem with the burning proccess.
I usually run md5sum a second time against the medium after burning and
it only takes a few seconds:
# mount /dev/sdc /media
# cd /media
# md5sum -c md5sum.txt
But then, the only good it ever did me was to reveal some kind of bug
with md5sum.txt and the install CD not being in sync'.. :-)
Just did one with Linux Mint 10 Ubuntu version.. and I've wasted about
an hour trying to figure out why I have files listed in md5sum.txt that
do not even exist..!
I guess I should've downloaded the debian-based version instead..