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Re: [gNewSense-users] MD5Sum Mismatch: big trouble or little?

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] MD5Sum Mismatch: big trouble or little?
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 13:33:02 +1000

On Sun, 2007-09-16 at 20:33 -0400, Theodore Ruegsegger wrote:
> What, exactly, does "MD5Sum mismatch" mean? Should I be worried that
> the repository has been compromised?

no, not especially.
it usually means the mirror didnt sync properly, or that the package is
being updated.

> I tried to install postgresql-8.1 and got this error message about
> postgresql-common, on which it depends:
> Failed to fetch
>  MD5Sum mismatch
> E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with
> --fix-missing?
> Am I doing something wrong?

wait a while then try again is the best thing to try.

> Ted
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