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Old 12-18-2005, 03:59 AM   #1
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Unhappy remouvable device

So I have this driver on a smartmedia card,it's a pci driver with a TAR extension,I want to decompress it,can I decompress it directly from the smatmedia card or do I have to save it to a file like in My Documents and how do I go about doing this?I have tried all solutions,been on Mandriva 2006 for only 4 days
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Old 12-18-2005, 04:11 AM   #2
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you can untar the file by using the following command on a terminal
tar -xvf filename
you should be able to untar the file on the smartmedia card as long as you have enough space available

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Old 12-18-2005, 07:20 AM   #3
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Ok,will try it out,here is the file I want to decompress:
so would it be?

tar xvf A0904-A0888.0.9.2


tar xvf A904-A0888.0.9.2.tar.gz

this is a driver downloaded with microsnot xp in a winrar format!
Old 12-18-2005, 10:06 AM   #4
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The second one.
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tar can't find it on the memmory stick!
Old 12-18-2005, 10:51 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by rustic_kilo
tar can't find it on the memmory stick!
tar xvf sda1/A904-A0888.0.9.2.tar.gz
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