md5 of a filesystem / verifying filesystem integrity after
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Wed Jun 23 07:05:06 PDT 2004
Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Does someone know how to reliably run a checksum of sorts on a filesystem,
> > to be able
> > to verify filesystem integrity after a restore from dump level 0 has
> > occurred?
<snip the potential problems with dump/md5>
Could you use something like tripwire (which does an md5 of each file on the
filesystem and stores them in a database for later verification)?
I think tripwire only checks executable files, but the approach should work
with all files.
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