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Old 01-22-2013, 09:49 AM   #1
natchezjohn
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File upload lost in space


From the book chapter 3 I uploaded files and patches:

wget ftp://ftp.lfs-matrix.net/pub/lfs/lfs...ckages-7.2.tar -P $LFS/sources
--2013-01-22 07:43:40-- ftp://ftp.lfs-matrix.net/pub/lfs/lfs...ckages-7.2.tar
=> `/sources/lfs-packages-7.2.tar'
Resolving ftp.lfs-matrix.net (ftp.lfs-matrix.net)... 208.97.140.69
Connecting to ftp.lfs-matrix.net (ftp.lfs-matrix.net)|208.97.140.69|:21... connected.
Logging in as anonymous ... Logged in!
==> SYST ... done. ==> PWD ... done.
==> TYPE I ... done. ==> CWD (1) /pub/lfs/lfs-packages ... done.
==> SIZE lfs-packages-7.2.tar ... 306821120
==> PASV ... done. ==> RETR lfs-packages-7.2.tar ... done.
Length: 306821120 (293M) (unauthoritative)

100%[======================================>] 306,821,120 30.6K/s in 1h 46m

2013-01-22 09:30:35 (46.7 KB/s) - `/sources/lfs-packages-7.2.tar' saved [306821120]


I checked the sources folder and it's empty.

Where did it go and why? How do I get it back?
 
Old 01-22-2013, 10:00 AM   #2
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UPDATE: I entered:ls $LFS/sources
and got
lfs-packages-7.2.tar

Guess it's there (?)
 
Old 01-22-2013, 12:13 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by natchezjohn View Post
From the book chapter 3 I uploaded files and patches:

Code:
wget ftp://ftp.lfs-matrix.net/pub/lfs/lfs...ckages-7.2.tar -P $LFS/sources
--2013-01-22 07:43:40--  ftp://ftp.lfs-matrix.net/pub/lfs/lfs...ckages-7.2.tar
           => `/sources/lfs-packages-7.2.tar'
Resolving ftp.lfs-matrix.net (ftp.lfs-matrix.net)... 208.97.140.69
Connecting to ftp.lfs-matrix.net (ftp.lfs-matrix.net)|208.97.140.69|:21... connected.
Logging in as anonymous ... Logged in!
==> SYST ... done.    ==> PWD ... done.
==> TYPE I ... done.  ==> CWD (1) /pub/lfs/lfs-packages ... done.
==> SIZE lfs-packages-7.2.tar ... 306821120
==> PASV ... done.    ==> RETR lfs-packages-7.2.tar ... done.
Length: 306821120 (293M) (unauthoritative)

100%[======================================>] 306,821,120 30.6K/s   in 1h 46m  

2013-01-22 09:30:35 (46.7 KB/s) - `/sources/lfs-packages-7.2.tar' saved [306821120]
I checked the sources folder and it's empty.

Where did it go and why? How do I get it back?
When you checked the sources folder what command did you use?

Quote:
Originally Posted by natchezjohn View Post
UPDATE: I entered:ls $LFS/sources
and got
lfs-packages-7.2.tar

Guess it's there (?)
Try this

Code:
echo $LFS
This will tell you where the sources directory is for example:

Code:
>echo $LFS
/mnt/lfs
>ls /mnt/lfs/sources
lfs-packages-7.2.tar
 
  


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