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Unexpected EOF in install.

asked 2010-10-29 18:23:36 +0200

Bill M gravatar image

updated 2015-01-13 22:16:32 +0200

FrédéricC gravatar image

Howdy all,

I downloaded sage-4.5.3-linux-64bit-ubuntu_10.04.1_lts-x86_64-Linux.tar.lzma from Xmission, Utah

Byte file size == 359368232

and after a bit of time and many many module extractions during decompression, etc,. got the following bad news:



xz: (stdin): Read error: Input/output error

tar: Unexpected EOF in archive

tar: Unexpected EOF in archive

tar: Error is not recoverable...

Suggestions? I really would like to get this downloadable on my Xubuntu 64 system... -Bill.

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Did you check the md5 digest? 649b24bc22f16a6550dff16da256bced The command is md5sum on Ubuntu.

ccanonc gravatar imageccanonc ( 2010-10-30 03:14:19 +0200 )edit

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answered 2010-10-30 15:28:57 +0200

Bill M gravatar image

Well, Mr. Md5sum decided to go home early, declaring an error, when I invoked it on the downloaded file. (thanks for the suggestion, ccanonc, anyway!)

However, you got me to thinking that maybe this will require a bit more delicacy. So, I tried downloading again, but this time using a download manager, and voilà -- the Md5sum checked[!]

So, I am a happy camper!


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Sounds like your hard disk may have badblocks.

ccanonc gravatar imageccanonc ( 2010-10-30 18:49:02 +0200 )edit

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