[driverloader] kernel rpm corrupt?

Georg Wittig Georg.Wittig at ZV.Fraunhofer.de
Mon Dec 27 21:13:30 EST 2004

Linuxant support (Jonathan) wrote:

> we have the same md5sum checksum for the ZIP file but we do not obtain 
> the same checksum for the RPM file :
> ---
> # md5sum kernel-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.stk16.i686.rpm
> a3aefcd82c2b685cfa00344e96b05b48  kernel-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.stk16.i686.rpm
> ---
> Since you have obtained the file correctly from our web site, the 
> problem is related to the 'unzip' program which produces the wrong file. 
>   The problem is either a bug with the 'unzip' program or you have a 
> hardware and/or kernel related problems on your machine.


thanks for your help. The unzip program was indeed the culprit. Using
"unzip -b" (-b = binary mode) solved the problem for me. A little hint
on your Website would be helpful (I'm using unzip-5.51-4.i386.rpm from FC3).

Regards     Georg Wittig

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