[syslinux] isolinux.bin checksum
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Sun Jan 7 13:58:13 PST 2018
Until Syslinux 3.86, isolinux.bin contained a checksum that was
calculated by 'core/checksumiso.pl'. The checksum is related to the
patching of the boot info table.
During May 2009, a commit by Peter deleted the checksumiso.pl file. The
core: LZO compress the PM part of the core
And so, since version 4.00, the 'code/checksumiso.pl' file is no longer
How is the checksum of isolinux.bin calculated since then?
How is it introduced in isolinux.bin?
Reason to ask: the checksum (within isolinux.bin) for version 3.86
seems to be correct, but it seems to be "wrong" since then.
Until version 3.86, the checksum was calculated based on a certain
range of values within isolinux.bin. Since v.4.00, the checksum seems
to be calculated on a different range of values than before.
Could someone please confirm this? Was/is this intentional? What was/is
the purpose of this range change? Or, is this a
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