[coreboot] grub2.tar Error...

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Feb 26 08:22:51 CET 2009

Dear Vincent,

Am Mittwoch, den 25.02.2009, 20:28 -0600 schrieb Lim, Vincent:

> Just wanted to make sure the grub2.tar from
> http://www.coreboot.org/GRUB2 is a working version. 
> I download grub2.tar per instructed: ' wget
> http://coreboot.org/viewmtn/revision/tar/edae9d3e3d999c07b2d8a99f04f258586eb79297 -O grub2.tar
> '
> However, when I tried to untar it, I received errors as below:
> beamer:.../vlim/coreboot[ 191 ] --> tar -xvf grub2.tar 
> tar: This does not look like a tar archive
> tar: Skipping to next header
> tar: Archive contains obsolescent base-64 headers
> tar: Read 264 bytes from grub2.tar
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> Anyone has the same experience as me ?

It looks like the link is wrong and it points to a HTML page.

$ wget http://coreboot.org/viewmtn/revision/tar/edae9d3e3d999c07b2d8a99f04f258586eb79297 -O grub2.tar
--2009-02-26 08:19:25--
Länge: nicht spezifiziert [text/html]
$ file grub2.tar 
grub2.tar: HTML document text


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