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Re: Tar oddity...



DB wrote:
> On 12/21/2009 12:45 AM, Roberto Ragusa wrote:
>> DB wrote:
>>    
>>> The reason I went with  tar tvh was (to try) to check the contents of
>>> the file after "open with ark" in Dollphin spat out the errors.  I guess
>>> that actually trying to extract the files when the table of contents
>>> fails would not be any more successful?
>>>      
>> Run
>>
>>    md5sum F11_Home_Dave_20091217.tar.gz
>>
>> on both machines.
>> If you get two different results, something bad is happening.
>>
>>    
> Ahhhhh that gives 2 entirely different 32-digit numbers....
> 
> on the F11 desktop
> cee716a79cc7af0ee8f5f2613ca50578
> 
> and on the F12 laptop
> 802d5ea893af6f936e77b81cf00a45fb
> 
> Rusult of uname -ar on each:
> Desktop
> Linux Fedora-Blue 2.6.30.9-102.fc11.i586 #1 SMP Thu Dec 3 23:46:37 EST 
> 2009 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
> 
> Laptop
> Linux Fedora_Toshi 2.6.31.6-166.fc12.i686 #1 SMP Wed Dec 9 11:14:59 EST 
> 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> 
> Thanks for the suggestion Roberto.....  where to next?????

Copy the file back.  See if it changes.  Find out where the difference is
with cmp.

Andrew.


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