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Old 04-23-2005, 12:58 AM   #1
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apt problem

when i use apt to update suse,
display "error: unpacking of archive failed: cpio: Bad magic"

how to resovle this?

thanks in advance!
Old 04-23-2005, 01:32 AM   #2
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Doesn't SuSE use yast for the package manager?

Perhaps these may help.
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Debian Package Management HOWTO Version 1.1
Old 04-23-2005, 03:44 AM   #3
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Yes Suse uses YAST and I think its better to use it to upgrade your system.
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Too many people use apt the wrong way to update SUSE.
One common error is to use all the components for a dist-upgrade.

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