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Re: Problem with file system

I tried to untar using the command tar -xvzmf.

The error I got after tar runs for sometime was :
tar: Skipping to next header
tar: Archive contains obsolescent base-64 headers

gzip: stdin: invalid compressed data--crc error
tar: Child returned status 1
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

on doing a fsck.ext3 i get the result as:

/dev/sda2: ********** WARNING: Filesystem still has errors **********

   15162 inodes used (0.50%)
      84 non-contiguous inodes (0.6%)
         # of inodes with ind/dind/tind blocks: 1370/52/0
  605645 blocks used (10.05%)
       0 bad blocks
       2 large files

   11832 regular files
     886 directories
       0 character device files
       0 block device files
       0 fifos
4294967294 links
    2436 symbolic links (2414 fast symbolic links)
       0 sockets
   15150 files


On Thu, 2007-10-25 at 10:07 +0200, Christian Kujau wrote:
On Wed, October 24, 2007 11:55, Naxor wrote:
> While I untar a large archive on  xfs , ext3 (ver 1.3 and ver 1.4) file
> systems , on ppc processor and kernel ver 2.6.21 , I get an error. Also
> sometimes, on ext3 (1.3 and 1.4) the file system goes read-only while
> untarring.

can you please post the errors from your syslog, when this happens? Also,
did you fsck.ext3 your filesystem lately?


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