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Possible MD5 checksum fail
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We have a report in the forums that the md5 checksums for the isolinux.bin
do not match in this image:

The report is here:

A sha256sum matches the published checksum. The problem seems to be:
From the report:

HOWEVER, inside the ISO the file md5sum.txt lists the md5 checksums for every file. All verify EXCEPT for isolinux/isolinux.bin as follows:
$ grep isolinux.bin md5sum.txt
c3387bb5f62c3df90e50915b1b4495b2 ./isolinux/isolinux.bin
$ md5sum isolinux/isolinux.bin
0dc2616f421f6dfb38546eb04b626b00 isolinux/isolinux.bin

Event Timeline

A second user confirmed the first report.

jonas.smedegaard triaged this task as Normal priority.

I am not intimately familiar with the ISO building process, but suspect that this is harmless, caused by post-processing of the ISO file to support UEFI or something similar.

Lowering priority to reflect my guesswork.

@jeremiah.foster: perhaps you know more - otherwise please pass it on to someone who does.

mak changed the task status from Open to Incomplete.Oct 3 2021, 09:49
mak added a project: Restricted Project.
mak added a subscriber: mak.

Does this issue still exist? I changed the image build process quite a bit, so the current images are not comparable to the old ones.

jeremiah.foster closed this task as Resolved.Mar 9 2022, 10:15

Assuming this is closed, re-open please if problem persists.