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Old 09-03-2003, 01:00 PM   #1
jyome
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Question problem unzipping a tar.bz2 file tar: Error is not recov


i have used the command >tar -xvjpf <file> to uncompress the tar.bz2 file, it was working well and suddenly it stopped saying that it has corrupted files.How should i recover from it.
tar: Unexpected EOF in archive
tar: Unexpected EOF in archive
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
 
Old 09-03-2003, 01:16 PM   #2
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well if tar -jxvf does not uncompress it without error, then maybe its just a corrupted file...go download a different copy from a different site, and see if the same thing happens..
 
Old 09-03-2003, 01:23 PM   #3
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had a similar thing happen today

i unzipped the file with

bunzip2 file.name.tar.bz2

then used the tar command

all sorted
 
Old 09-04-2003, 08:45 AM   #4
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prblm in unzipping tar file

Thanx, Salparadise for your reply, that worked well...but i have a problem in unzipping the tar file, suggest me the best command to unzip it...
 
Old 09-04-2003, 01:04 PM   #5
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this is a matter of getting the -options right

type

man bunzip2
 
  


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