5.2.1-release iso images broken?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Mar 12 19:37:31 PST 2004

On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 03:08:20PM -0800, Mike Hogsett wrote:
> > How do you do the MD5 hash of a whole CD?
> ( everything is a file ... )
> If it is a physical CD and not an ISO image on another file system you
> should be able to put the CD into the CD drive and run md5 on the CD
> device's device node in /dev/

Yes, or if this fails due to md5 trying to read block sizes that are
different from what the CD driver is prepared to output, you can use
'dd if=/dev/acd0 bs=<whatever> | md5' to force the issue.

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