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Re: Dell Mini-9 issues


Re: md5checksum on CD

There is a bug on testing the CD, again it has been noted and when Julien
and Ian get some time it can be looked into. - If the person who gave me the
quicker instructions rather than the one I have I will pop it onto the

   *Next, you can burn the cd (**
   *). Once it is done, check the CD by issuing:
   * * <#>* * <#>*Code:**dd if=/dev/cdrom bs=2048 count=266741 | md5sum*
   It should also report back **386a227968cbabc89e1a23b95035160e**. If not,
   the CD did not burn correctly.*



On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 12:18 AM, Bob Trevithick <bob.trevithick@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> @Phill: Thanks.. the 95% bug I should have looked up!  If I can ever
> burn a CD (see below) I'll try the install with ethernet unplugged. :)
> @Andy: Okay, this is weird.  I did check the md5sum of the ISO I
> downloaded, but I did *not* check the CD I burned.. and I should have.
> I've now made three coasters, four counting the original one, and no
> matter what system I use to burn the CD, the file boot.cat comes out
> with the wrong md5.  It's the only error on the CD.  Neither Brasero
> nor Xfburn can put this image on a CD without screwing up that one
> file.  And neither one warns me of the error.  I wonder why it's
> always the same file?
> Anyway, my apologies.. I should have checked the CD as well as the
> ISO, obviously!  There's something I won't forget to do ever again. :)
>  Now if I can just get it to burn accurately, just once, I can start
> over and hopefully things will work better.
> Regards,
> Bob
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