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Ryan W. Maple, on 8/10/2007 3:40 PM, said the following: >> And they both boot the Gentoo 2007 Live/Install CD fine, so am fairly >> confident it isn't the drive(s)...
> Gentoo and us use very different LiveCD methods -- ours is much more I/O
> intensive. I've seen our CD's expose bad drives before.
Yes, but two different systems, both with brand new drives? And they boot/install Gentoo, PCBSD and Windows 2000 and 2003...
I'm willing to entertain the possibility, but... >> I just verified the MD5 sums and they're good, so that just leaves the >> possibility of a bad burn... but, I have had similar problems >> (different, but never been able to get booted) with 3.0.14, .15 and now >> .16...
> If you have another Linux machine, put our CD into it and then do:
> $ sudo cat /dev/cdrom | openssl md5
> ... and see if they match.
I can do this but not right now, but... how is this different than just using your checksums from your ftp site?