git clone not working.

Sean McNeil sean at
Wed Sep 3 20:59:27 CEST 2008

Hi Peter,

Do you have a directory called linux-2.6 already? Does it have the linux 
git in there?  Please use a non-existent directory name like:

git clone git://... linux-openmoko

Peter Helfer wrote:
> Hi!
> I just wanted to know what is going on with the kernel repo - whenever 
> I run git on my Mac 10.5, it turns up following problem:
> [foobar:/Users/Shared/Kernel]> git clone 
> git:// 
> <> linux-2.6 
> Initialized empty Git repository in /Users/Shared/Kernel/linux-2.6/.git/
> remote: Generating pack...
> remote: Done counting 893800 objects.
> remote: fatal: remote: packfile 
> ./objects/pack/pack-ae90d81e3c7e27be22a87e87e4e86f78bf2fcfcc.pack 
> cannot be mapped.remote: 
> remote: aborting due to possible repository corruption on the remote side.
> fatal: early EOF
> fatal: index-pack died with error code 128
> fetch-pack from 'git:// 
> <>' failed.
> is there a daily source repo (no, not the built ones!) where I could 
> d/l the patched kernel sources with all the changes ?
> Regards, Peter

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