> Works fine here:
> azarah@nosferatu stage $ sudo tar -jxpf ../stage1-mips4-20040131.tar.bz2
> azarah@nosferatu stage $ tar --version
> tar (GNU tar) 1.13.92
> Copyright (C) 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This program comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
> You may redistribute it under the terms of the GNU General Public License;
> see the file named COPYING for details.
> Written by John Gilmore and Jay Fenlason.
> azarah@nosferatu stage $ epm -q tar
> azarah@nosferatu stage $ md5sum ../stage1-mips4-20040131.tar.bz2
> c37d214817666cf6d161112dcaf41caf ../stage1-mips4-20040131.tar.bz2
> azarah@nosferatu stage $
Yeah, they work fine with GNU Tar, but not with the tar built into
busybox-1.00pre5 and pre6. Sparc and mips netboots use busybox, and if
I'm not mistaken, the livecds use busybox as well, so this could be a
possible problem in those cases.
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