Step by Step How to Check and Verify Fedora 10 ISO Image using Sha1sum tool on Windows


How to Check and Verify Fedora 10 ISO Image using Sha1sum tool on Windows


   The sha1sum tool can be use to make sure that iso image for Linux Fedora 10 that we download earlier, is good for installation.  The step by step example below show how to check and verify sha1sum for Linux Fedora 10 iso image. The step by step below is execute on Windows XP using sha1sum software for Windows to check Fedora 10 iso image. 


1.  Download or view the sha1sum form download server.  The example below show the SHA1SUM file for Fedora 10 iso image.


2.  Download sha1sum software for windows at:


3.  Change working directory to the jigdo software folder that we have the Linux Fedora 10 Fedora-10-i386-DVD.iso and the sha1sum.exe sha1sum software tool..

How to Check and Verify Fedora 10 ISO Image


Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]

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C:\Documents and Settings\Jason>cd /d E:\fedora_10\jigdo-win-0.7.2


4.  Verify that all the files need exist inside the folder., use dir command as example below



 Volume in drive E is New Volume

 Volume Serial Number is 64AD-2F8B


 Directory of E:\fedora_10\jigdo-win-0.7.2


11/29/2008  08:07 PM    <DIR>          .

11/29/2008  08:07 PM    <DIR>          ..

11/29/2008  01:45 AM           177,757 Copy of Fedora-10-i386-DVD.jigdo.ori

07/06/2005  06:41 PM            65,010 debian-jigdo-mini-howto.html

11/29/2008  07:38 PM     3,662,573,568 Fedora-10-i386-DVD.iso

11/29/2008  03:14 PM           180,159 Fedora-10-i386-DVD.jigdo

11/20/2008  09:50 AM         9,920,606 Fedora-10-i386-DVD.template

11/29/2008  02:04 AM    <DIR>          jigdo-bin

07/08/2005  04:27 PM               537 jigdo-lite.bat

07/06/2005  06:41 PM             2,666 README.txt

11/29/2008  08:02 PM               772 SHA1SUM

11/29/2008  08:07 PM            19,968 sha1sum.exe

               9 File(s)  3,672,941,043 bytes

               3 Dir(s)   7,970,824,192 bytes free




5.  Wait until the sha1sum checksum display on the screen, as show on example below .......................... then.........


E:\fedora_10\jigdo-win-0.7.2>sha1sum.exe Fedora-10-i386-DVD.iso

086fd570518ac58d3966c43c1b6d146e38919d8d  Fedora-10-i386-DVD.iso




6.  Compare the sha1sum checksum that you get on the screen from the SHA1SUM that you get from the download server.  If the two key matching, the iso image is good... if not ... try download the iso image again.


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