8.1-RELEASE amd64 src checksum mismatch

CDP dr.clau at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 20:22:17 UTC 2010

On 08/26/10 22:54, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 08/24/2010 06:07 AM, CDP wrote:
>> Hello,
>> there seems to be a checksum mismatch in the src directory, for
>> 8.1-RELEASE amd64, on ftp.freebsd.org. I haven't checked the ISO yet.
> For future reference this message would have been better sent to
> freebsd-stable at FreeBSD.org. Also it's easier for people to help you if
> you provide links to the exact file in question. In this case I assume
> you mean
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/8.1-RELEASE/src/scontrib.am
> Are you seeing errors on more than just one file? Did you try
> downloading this file again? I can download the file and confirm the
> checksum just fine, so you might want to try again.

The files on the FTP server are fine.
The problem was Filezilla, which by default is treating files with 'am' 
extension as ASCII files.


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