Subject: Re: Re: can't gzip xwindow tar file
To: None <>
From: Bob Deblier <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 03/02/1995 10:06:42
> > Funny enough, I have a problem with the same file. I haven't got MacBSD running
> > yet, but the Mac installer crashes when I try to install this tar file.
> > And yes, I'm sure I transferred it in binary mode. I gunzipped it first on my
> > Sun Sparc, before transferring it (again in binary mode) to the Mac disk.
> the installer expects it to be tarred and gziped, don't "gunzip" it

Then how do you explain that the installer first extracts files for several
minutes, then crashes. Remember, you have to install this file from the
minishell. I picked the command for extracting tar files.

Bob Deblier

System Admin

Philips Interactive Media Centre