[PC-BSD Testing] pcbsd7.1 rc1 PBI corrupt

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Mar 30 09:55:47 PST 2009


rasz wrote:
> Kris Moore wrote:
>> Arthur Koziol wrote:
>>   
>>>> rasz wrote:
>>>>       
>>>>> Kris Moore wrote:
>>>>>         
>>>>>> rasz wrote:
>>>>>>           
>>>>>>> i am a bit new to vers7 (had 1.5.1) and installed beta1 and now rc1,
>>>>>>> so i am not sure if i am missing some info, but do the 7x PBIs on the
>>>>>>> site not work with this release? i get *file is corrupt*.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>             
>>>>>> Rasz,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The 7.x PBI's should run on 7.1RC1. If you find one that isn't
>>>>>> working, please let us know which one it is, and what URL you used to
>>>>>> download it, so we can look into it :)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>           
>>>>> actually any pbi i tried was failing with *file is corrupt*. i tried a
>>>>> few at random after 1 fail, but i think i hit some unlucky ones and
>>>>> though all would fail. but giving xchat a go after your reply worked.
>>>>> there was nothing i really needed, so i am not sure which i tried before
>>>>> pgAdmin, i remember, something from utilities, and something from
>>>>> emulators or games.
>>>>> with beta1 i had also tried gnome but not now on rc1. fownloading a
>>>>> couple more now.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>         
>>>> Can you try grabbing FF 3 for 7.x? Does that work?
>>>>
>>>> http://www.pbidir.com/bt/pbi/49/firefox
>>>>       
>>> Kris,
>>>
>>> Last week when I went to the 
>>> /pub/pbioutgoing/i386/7/outgoing/firefox3 on ftp.pcbsd.org for 
>>> Firefox 3.0.7, it did give me the "File is Corrupt" when running the PBI.
>>> Grabbing the same pbi file from pbidir mirrors worked fine. I tried a 
>>> few others from the /pub/pbioutgoing/i386/7/outgoing/ folders and 
>>> they threw the error too.
>>> Maybe Rasz was doing what I was doing instead of going to pbidir?
>>>
>>> Arthur 
>>>
>>>     
>> Thats entirely possible :)
>>
>> Need to ensure that any downloaded PBI's are for 7.x before trying to 
>> install them. A good way to tell is run "file <pbi>" and see if it is 
>> marked as FreeBSD 7 binary, or FreeBSD 6.
>>
>>   
> if i understand you both correctly, i got the pbi's from pbidir and 
> quite sure i triple checked i did click on 32-bit 7x after first fails 
> due to paranoia. i had also
> downloaded them from a windows install from pbidir to rule out transfer 
> issues, but they had failed.
> 
> p.s. are you reporting just major install issues with the os right now 
> or anything you come across? i had a relatively flawless install and 
> have some time to play around today.
> 

Feel free to report anything you find. Even it's a small issue, if the 
fix just takes moments, we may be able to get it into 7.1 still :)


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Kris Moore
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