[kwlug-disc] CD burning problem

R. Brent Clements rbclemen at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 19:53:55 EDT 2009

If the file fails the md5sum check then don't use it.  If the check
fails to complete that is a completely different issue.  can you check
it using the command line tool directly?  or reboot the system with
another cd based distro and use its md5sum program to test it?


On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 6:27 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> Some of the downloadable disc's include a menu option for checking the
> media. If yours does it may help assure you that the disc is OK despite the
> md5 issues.
> Insurance Squared Inc. wrote, On 04/20/2009 4:47 PM:
>> I'm using k3b to burn a mandriva dvd iso.  I've burned it twice and both
>> times the system errors out after calculating the md5 sum.  Seems kinda
>> funny that it would fail identically twice.  I'm not worried about validity
>> of the file given I downloaded it right from Mandriva.
>> Ya'll think I'm OK to go ahead and use this DVD?  It's got to be something
>> funky with the md5 sum, not the actual DVD?
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