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uclibc busybox tar unable to extract archive

Released: Sep 16, 2008     Updated: Sep 16, 2008


# tar -xf webpage-lm.tar
tar: invalid number ' 11170'

The file webpage-lm.tar extracts without error on RHEL4 host
Tar files created on RHEL4 host extract on the target without error.

Target is able to create and extract similar sized archives.

Error has only been seen with webpage-lm.tar IDENTIFIER = WIND00128993

Product Version

Linux Platforms 2.0


Installation Notes

Installation Notes

  1. Unzip this patch under [install_dir]/updates

    2. From the [install_dir]/updates directory, run the command "../maintenance/mtool/mtool_linux"

    3. Follow the instructions for installing the point patch.

    4. This is a source only patch so you will have to rebuild the lmbench package. This can be done by executing the command "make -C build lmbench.clean" followed by "make -C build lmbench.rebuild"

    5. Run "make fs" next

    6. Upload the kernel and rootfs into the target and boot it up.

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