Subject: Re: gunzip|dd causes dd to fail w/ new gzip
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/09/2004 11:13:32
On Fri, Jul 09, 2004 at 11:04:58AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> As far as I understand, not specifying any blocksize would do that.
> (I.e. I only set obs= and leave ibs alone -> works).

dd(1) disagrees:

   ibs=n    Set the input block size to n bytes instead of the default 512.