md5sum for firmware images

ewanm89 ewanm89 at
Wed Aug 29 00:22:48 CEST 2007

On Tue, 28 Aug 2007 01:31:33 -0500
Dmitri <do at> wrote:

> Hello,
> Intro:
> Recently i bricked my old motorola phone by feeding a broken firmware.
> The archive was good, unpacking was Ok, and half way through
> reflashing the phone it's just gave me an error which result in a
> brick at the end.
> Question:
> Would it be appropriate to have md5sum for each firmware image, so
> end users would have an option to check integrity of the image?
> As far, as I can see,  
> firmware images links are empty for now, but for future it would be
> nice to be sure that the particular firmware that you going to upload
> to your lovely phone is authentic.
> --
> Sincerely,
> Dmitri
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Ideally a digest that has SHA256, MD5 and RMD160. As no one is
guaranteed secure.

Ewan Marshall (ewanm89)

Geek by nature, Linux by choice.
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