The error means that the file was not specified in the tar command. If you don't add the -f switch to tar, it will assume you are trying to work with a tape drive (/dev/sa0). Your tar command is defaulting to that, and that is why you are getting that error message.
- Jamie On Sun, 18 Jul 2004, Miguel Cardenas wrote: > Hello list! > > Am installing amsn (a msn clone) and it installs and runs fine, but when > dowloading a TLS module, after decompresing the module for FreeBSD gives this > message: > > Error installing TLS module: tar: /dev/sa0 > Cannot open. No such file or directory > tar: error is not recoverable: exiting now. > > What is /dev/sa0 ? > > I downloaded the platform independent version. It starts and runs, but is not > able to decompress the TLS module 'cos that error... what is that? > > Thanks! > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > Greetings from Minneapolis, MN, United States "A friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself." _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"