Sure,

the /var slice is 2Gb and has plenty of room.

[mesh:/home/gary]# portsnap --debug fetch
Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 2 mirrors found.
Fetching snapshot tag from portsnap1.FreeBSD.org...
latest.ssl                                    100% of  256  B  512 kBps
done.
Fetching snapshot metadata...
6eb9d6e9f93dd6b8e2a88bdf9d394b7e77f75795f073a4100% of  299  B  650 kBps
done.
Updating from Thu  3 Aug 2006 04:45:32 EST to Sat  5 Aug 2006 11:06:54 EST.
Fetching 0 metadata patches...
 done.
Applying metadata patches... done.
Fetching 0 metadata files...
done.
Fetching 2 patches...
/usr/libexec/phttpget portsnap1.FreeBSD.org
bp/7c2d57a2388d4d5cd20e935c57727b5019fbdf06210ebf9b8f0b7c01bf072db5-ad06d1f7
b82db9ebcb496e7d48a754932622f1c8d6166564e61666d059f1b8fd
bp/352d16ab1731729d4542c9c126034d6f27ce2830f297effb8831e6eb6a46cb31-ad3d5100
1a264245eab5894cece6c902d073841143e9ffc7ee8379948a44aae3
http://portsnap1.FreeBSD.org/bp/7c2d57a2388d4d5cd20e935c57727b5019fbdf06210e
bf9b8f0b7c01bf072db5-ad06d1f7b82db9ebcb496e7d48a754932622f1c8d6166564e61666d
059f1b8fd: 200 OK
http://portsnap1.FreeBSD.org/bp/352d16ab1731729d4542c9c126034d6f27ce2830f297
effb8831e6eb6a46cb31-ad3d51001a264245eab5894cece6c902d073841143e9ffc7ee83799
48a44aae3: 200 OK
 done.
Applying patches... bspatch: Corrupt patch

sha256: NEW: No such file or directory
[: =: unexpected operator
bspatch: Corrupt patch

sha256: NEW: No such file or directory
[: =: unexpected operator
done.
Fetching 2 new ports or files...
/usr/libexec/phttpget portsnap1.FreeBSD.org
f/ad06d1f7b82db9ebcb496e7d48a754932622f1c8d6166564e61666d059f1b8fd.gz
f/ad3d51001a264245eab5894cece6c902d073841143e9ffc7ee8379948a44aae3.gz
http://portsnap1.FreeBSD.org/f/ad06d1f7b82db9ebcb496e7d48a754932622f1c8d6166
564e61666d059f1b8fd.gz: 200 OK
http://portsnap1.FreeBSD.org/f/ad3d51001a264245eab5894cece6c902d073841143e9f
fc7ee8379948a44aae3.gz: 200 OK

gunzip: stdin: not in gzip format
snapshot is corrupt.

Thanks Colin,

Gary

-----Original Message-----
From: Colin Percival [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
Sent: Saturday, 5 August 2006 12:21 PM
To: Gary Newcombe
Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject: Re: portsnap oddities

Gary Newcombe wrote:
> I'm getting the following error when I use portsnap lately on one of my
> servers:
> [snip]
> Fetching 2 new ports or files...
> gunzip: stdin: not in gzip format
> snapshot is corrupt.
>  
> I have now removed /var/db/portsnap and started from scratch 3 times. This
> fixes the problem, but a few days later, I get the same story. I haven't
had
> any problems on any of the other servers (although they have older
kernels),
> so I'm guessing this could be a problem with portsnap from this kernel
build
> or it's related to something else.

First, the obvious thing to check: Are you running out of disk space on /var
?

Second, please run 'portsnap --debug fetch' and send me the output; this
will
give me a chance of identifying the problem.

Colin Percival
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