[sclug] Victim of unprovoked power pailures

Roland Turner SCLUG raz.fpyht.bet.hx at raz.cx
Fri Dec 16 10:40:35 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 23:25 +0000, Alex Butcher wrote:

> Well, before panicing, I'd start by using dpkg to verify all the files in
> the package that provides the 'sleep' binary.

How do you use dpkg to do that? (Get a copy of the deb, extract, and

An alternative is:

	$ cd /
	$ md5sum -c /var/lib/dpkg/info/coreutils.md5sums

which is essentially what the "debsums" package provides, as its
starting point anyway.

- Raz

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