Subject: Re: compression question, again.
To: NetBSD Current Users <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: theo borm <email@example.com>
Date: 01/10/2005 11:12:14
>HW: Mobo: IWill
> BIOS: Award, most recent for board
> MEM: 512M
> CPU: AMD Athlon XP 1900+
>Rest of config at:
> If I compress a file of considerable size, regardless of the
> compression method, I get a corrupted file.
> Filesystem in question has no softdeps enabled. Filesize
> is 462MB in size.
Yes, reproducibly. It's very anoying. It seems to be not entirely related to
filesize; I have 2GB+ tgz's that decompress fine, and <1GB tgz's that are
broken. I will check to see if it is perhaps /content/ related.
BTW, I am using 2.0 /release/s' tar -xzf, so it's probably not only broken
> If I break up said file into several smaller files, they compress
> fine and test fine immediately after compression, but file #1
> becomes corrupted somehow.
>Does *anybody* else, see this problem?
hmm.. have not tried that.
>BSD -> Solaris: It could be worse.
>UNIX -> NT: It's worse.