chuck gelm <rpi4ham@...>
On 7/1/20 10:49 AM, N5XMT wrote:
.xz is not proprietary. It was used because it has better compression than gzip. Unless you want to download an 8g file instead of 3.7gGot it. Thanks.
I was in error stating that .xz is proprietary. Sorry.
'tar' supports '.xz' with the '-J' or '--xz' argument.
'unxz' is 'bullt-in' my current o/s.
On my home server, 'balena-etcher' worked (put image on media)...the torrent did not.
On one of my workstations, torrent worked...'balena-etcher' stalled writing to media.
Next I will check the 'size-of' free space after booting.
I am wondering if the disk image was of a 16GB filesystem or smaller?