[CentOS] Problem with large tar file.

David Johnston david at littlebald.com
Fri Mar 3 20:17:02 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 13:43 -0600, CentOS-List at jamesplace.net wrote:
> There are large 2-6GB files in the tar file, but not at the point where it 
> stops. It never really gets close to that point. 
> For what its worth I'm runing tar-1.14-8 on a CentOS 4.2 fully updated/patched 
> system.

Try 'cat foo.tar | tar x' and see if it helps.  I seem to recall using
this as a workaround for a similar problem a while back.


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