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Old 11-05-2004, 01:34 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: Slackware 10.2
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Half of My .zip file got lost?

I just downloaded (or so I thought) the UT2k4 Dedicated Server .zip file with the text-browser Lynx, because I think I selected the wrong video drivers in Xorgconfig, so X won't start.

Anyway, after it downloaded the whole 800,000k , I said save, downloading it as root, assuming that it would save it to my /root folder.

Indeed, there is a file, but trying to unzip said file results in a

End-of-central-directory signature not found
error, and basically says it is missing half the file.


I type ls -Fal, and sure enough, the file is 365,375,788 bytes. Okay, Where did Slack hide the other half of my file!??!?!

Anyone help?

fyi, the first time I tried to save it, I got a write error, I assume this is that file, but when I saved it the second time, I instructed it to overwrite the old one. So what's going on? not enough space on my /root partition?
Old 11-05-2004, 02:19 AM   #2
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Slovak republic - Bratislava
Distribution: debian & gentoo
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1. why you make downloads as root? ;-) Common rules are: Do as less things as root as possible ;-)
2. yes, the problem might be a full partition, to check that try:
df -h
Old 11-05-2004, 04:27 AM   #3
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Distribution: Slackware 10.2
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heh lol

linux is impossible to hack, though right, that's whay it's so good? lol riiiight

anyway, I got it from a different mirror. now to get that buggered server up and running.


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