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Re: problems unpacking kernel source



On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 04:37:12PM +0100, Simon Rees wrote:
> > Simon Rees wrote:
> > > Hello
> > >
> > > I'm having problems unpacking the kernel-source-2.6.8 package. Aptitude
> > > unpacks the deb package and places it in /usr/src but attempting:
> > > tar xjvf kernel-source-2.6.8.tar.bz2
> > > returned:
> > > -------------
> > > bzip2: Data integrity error when decompressing.
> > >         Input file = (stdin), output file = (stdout)
> 
> On Monday 27 June 2005 16:28, Jan de Haan wrote:
> 
> > Hi Simon,
> >
> > 	is bunzip2 installed?
> >
> > Sincerely,
> >
> > Jan.
> 
> Hi Jan
> 
> Yes (v1.0.2).
> I have tried using b(un)zip2 directly on the file as well as within tar with 
> the same results.
> 

That sounds quite strange.  However, I don't have that error at all.  I
have kernel-source-2.6.8 version 2.6.8-16 installed.  It could be
possible that the file was placed across a bad sector on your harddrive.
Try running a self test (use the smartmontools package) on your disk.

-Roberto

-- 
Roberto C. Sanchez
http://familiasanchez.net/~sanchezr

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