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Author Topic: MD5 hash questions  (Read 4684 times)

anderspn77

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MD5 hash questions
« on: January 23, 2010, 07:58:54 AM »

I am kind of confused about the MD5 hash utility. Is it required for beta03 firmware to run correctly? What is the point of MD5 hash? Thanks in advance.
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Re: MD5 hash questions
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2010, 11:40:36 AM »

No it's not required to update to the Beta 03. Just DL the zip file, unpack, updated the router, do a factory reset then reapply your config file if you saved one.
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Re: MD5 hash questions
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2010, 12:13:17 PM »

Cool. Yeah it seems to have updated just fine, I just wasn't sure what the point in MD5 hash was.
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Re: MD5 hash questions
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2010, 12:15:04 PM »

A hash is to ensure when once compiles the packages or files, that the report of the contents of the package does not change when it gets to the end user.
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