[clug] md5sum and verifying DVD

Peter Barker pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Thu Jul 28 03:12:01 GMT 2005

On Thu, 28 Jul 2005, Tony and Robyn Lewis wrote:

>  * dd if=/dev/hdc bs=1 | head --bytes=<size> | md5sum
> This will read one byte at a time - a lot slower.  There are probably
> better ways...

Shell redirection? head --bytes=<size> < /dev/hdc | md5sum

> Tony

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