What does the DVD media check if installing a new Fedora version? / Proposal
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Fri Aug 13 14:31:34 UTC 2010
On Fri, 2010-08-13 at 10:32 +0200, Joachim Backes wrote:
> What does the DVD/CD media check exactly if booting a Fedora DVD/CD?
> Is it the sha256sum? If yes, why this media check, because it could be
> done after having burned the DVD?
You can, but you might strike this problem: The disc checks out fine on
one drive, but reads badly on another.
So a check checks the disc on that drive, and you may wish to check it
reads fine when you use it on another PC. Or you may be happy to forgo
> If not, is it possible to perform this media check immediately after
> having burned the DVD (means: can I start the media check from that
> freshly burned DVD?)
Some burning software already does checksum the burnt disc against the
master, immediately after burning the disc. I think Brasero does that,
I'm sure others do, too.
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