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Old 10-30-2003, 11:50 AM   #1
netmon
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Unhappy mysql EOF error on install on RH9


I am trying to install MYSQL on an RH9 box and keep getting the following error:

gzip: stdin: invalid compressed data --format violated
tar: unexpected EOF in archive
tar : unexpected EOF in archive
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now

I have already added the user and group neccessary for the install and the directory /usr/loca/mysql does exist. I am kind of stumped on this one.
Any help would be great.
Thanks.
 
Old 10-30-2003, 12:06 PM   #2
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I think you need to elaborate a bit. What file are you trying to install and how are you trying to install it. The details you provided just aren't enough to properly diagnose the problem.
 
  


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