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Re: ut2003 linux_installer.sh fail on extract



On Mon, 29 May 2006 11:15:55 -0600 Andrew Couture <relicsrage gmail com> wrote:

> 
> 
> Paul Howarth wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-05-29 at 09:32 -0600, Andrew Couture wrote:
> >> Hello all,
> >>
> >> I am now looking for some suggestions or recommendations.
> >> Box is current 2.6.16-1.2122_FC5smp via yum.
> >>
> >> I have install ut2004 using  linux_installer.sh , and it went well.
> >>
> >> I tried install ut2003 using  linux_installer.sh and the error I get
> >> is ;
> >> Copying to a temporary location...
> >> Verifying archive integrity...tail: cannot open `+266' for reading: No 
> >> such file or directory
> >> Error in checksums: 2228477674 is different from 3043856338
> >>
> >> Copying to a temporary location...
> >> Verifying archive integrity...tail: cannot open `+266' for reading: No 
> >> such file or directory
> >> Error in checksums: 3460954289 is different from 3043856338
> >>
> >> Notice the checksums are different on each attempt. I have tried the
> >> switches 'sh linux_installer.sh --info,--check' and it fails on check.
> >> I thought the installer was corrupt, recopied it from the install cd
> >> but the results were the same. Moved the file to a usb stick and tried
> >> the script on a FC4 box and it worked.
> >>
> >> suggestions?
> > 
> > The script is using old option syntax for "tail", which is no longer
> > supported in FC5. Try changing "tail +266" in the script to "tail -n
> > +266", or set the environment variable "_POSIX2_VERSION" before running
> > the script. See "info tail" for details.
> > 
> > Paul.
> > 
> LOL, damn your good!!!
> 
> Thanks Paul, used Hexedit, changed 'tail +266 to tail -n +266' and it 
> worked..Thanks again..
> 

LOL, Paul is good!!! :)  I had this same problem before.  It would run for me
with FC2, FC3, But not FC4 and FC5.  I will have to give this a shot and see
what happens.

Will

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