FC4 mediacheck errors
bposs at dodo.com.au
Mon Jun 20 08:15:26 UTC 2005
Thomas Taylor wrote:
> On Monday 20 June 2005 01:01, Bob Parker wrote:
>>I downloaded the FC4 i386 cd isos which passed the sha1 test.
>>I then burnt 4 cds and sha1 tested the isos on the cdr which all
>>passed the sha1 test yet again.
>>At install time my friend ran mediacheck on all 4 cdrs, he reports
>>all failed the mediacheck.
>>Next I had him check the sha1sum on cd #1 which yielded the same sum
>>as published by the mirrors, so what gives?
> Hi Bob:
> If the cds pass the sha1sum then they should be good. Skip the media check,
> it returns a bad result depending how the cds were burned (with/without 0
> padding). This has been the situration since at least FC3.
They were burned with default settings so 2 x 2048 byte sectors of
null padding is on them.
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