Re: kernels

Jonathan Hankins (
Mon, 18 Sep 1995 13:09:59 -0500 (CDT)

On Sun, 17 Sep 1995, Brad Littlejohn wrote:

> > at the end the statement "Broken pipe". It could of course not be
> > compiled.
> Actually, that kernel could have been compiled. I received the same
> thing downloading the kernel from helsinki. The reason you're getting the
> broken pipe, is when you're untarring it (I'm assuming syntax is gzip -cd
> linux-x.xx.xx.tar.gz|tar -xvf -), after it's done, you're getting the error
> via the piping to tar. It's tar that's giving you the error, not the kernel.
> It should still be fine. Correct me if I'm wrong, gurus! :)

To avoid the Broken Pipe message, try "tar xvzf [gzipped tarfile
name]" works with GNU tar v1.11.2, I dont know about other tar's.

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