[qtmoko] tar and tbz

Matthias Huber matthias.huber at wollishausen.de
Mon Oct 19 07:25:58 CEST 2009

Ali schrieb:
> Hey list, I'm on qtmoko trying to extract minimoko to the usd card. I
> scp'd the tbz file to the card and attempt to tar xvjf minimoko.tbz and
> get:
> neo:/media/mmcblk0p2# tar xvjf minimoko.tbz 
> tar: bzip2: Cannot exec: No such file or directory
> tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
> tar: Child returned status 2
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> same error even if i put the full file location. anyone having the same
> issue on regular debian? I got around it by extracting on my box and
> scp'ing but that's very undesirable. Is it just an outdated version of
> tar? Or am I using the wrong flags?
It is a tbz, what means it is .tar.bz2

the command with the real tar is:
    tar xvfj minimoko.tbz
    bzip2 -d < minimoko.tbz | tar xvf -

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