Can't get md5sum to work
ari.torhamo at saunalahti.fi
Sun Mar 6 17:37:50 UTC 2005
It works. It took a while for me to realize that to check a file on the
CD I have to use /media/cdrom1 as the beginning of the path. This
doesn't work with the whole disk though.
On su, 2005-03-06 at 09:08 -0800, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> What happens if you try it on a regular file, not a device nor a partition?
> On Sun, 06 Mar 2005 18:52:00 +0200, Ari Torhamo
> <ari.torhamo at saunalahti.fi> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Could anyone please help me to get md5sum work for me. I have downloaded
> > and burned Hoary array6 and would like to check if it's OK. When I do
> > md5sum /dev/hdc
> > I get
> > /dev/hdc: failed in buffer_read(fd): mdfile: Input/output error.
> > This has actually always happend to me, already when I burned early
> > Warty CDs. The drive is hdc and it starts to do something and goes on
> > for a few minutes, but then I get the error message above. I have tried
> > different discs too, but it hasn't help either. There are no problems
> > using the drive othervise, it reads and burns without any problems.
> > Any ideas?
> > Ari
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