[mythtv-users] Kubuntu 9.10RC ISO to big for CDROM?

Bert Van Kets mythtv-users at vankets.com
Fri Oct 23 14:03:16 UTC 2009

Joel wrote:
> Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
>> I burnt a couple of Kubunto 9.10RC ISO and then checked the MD5Sum of
>> the
>> cdroms themselves (md5sum /dev/cdrom) and found they weren't
>> matching. The
>> I noticed the ISO was 728MB - to big for a std CDROM.
>> Would this be the problem?
> Often cdroms are burnt with padding at the end.  If there were no
> errors in writing or reading the disk, I would suspect this.  You can
> check the size of the burnt cd with:
> sudo blockdev --getsize64 /dev/cdrom
> and compare that with the size of the iso you burned.  If /dev/cdrom
> is larger, this is almost certainly the case.
Make sure the MD5 sum of your download matches the MD5 sum on the web
page. It's always possible the ISO file is compromised and contains
malware. Wouldn't be the first time this happened on the net.

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