md5sum discrepencies

William Hooper whooperhsd3 at
Thu Mar 31 14:06:21 UTC 2005

Ryan said:
> Hi all!  I've recently installed and yum updated 2 indentical boxes, and
> for fun and good measure I was running md5sums to see if the updates worked
> correctly on both.

Huh?  Why would you use md5sums to do this?

> However:
> [root at tsuji etc]# md5sum /usr/sbin/sshd
> 61759cb28ff270f794a2e7efc15cb965  /usr/sbin/sshd
> [root at eri proc]# md5sum /usr/sbin/sshd
> 1773adfda131e2496fafd898747245e2  /usr/sbin/sshd
> Any ideas why?

Prelink.  Search the archives for a lot of related discussion.

William Hooper

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