Crazy md5, sha256, bzip2 behaviour, frequent crashes RAM problem?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Feb 21 12:51:42 UTC 2008


In message <200802211406.40612.achill at matrix.gatewaynet.com>, Achilleas Mantzio
s writes:
>Hi,
>i've struggling to build sysutils/coreutils and a crazy thing happens:
>each time i do 
>fetch ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/coreutils/coreutils-6.9.tar.bz2
>and while ls -l gives the exact same size (5384378), md5,sha256 give different checksums each time!

Bad hardware.

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