short read of zdata file

Chris Ball cjb at
Wed Jan 11 09:51:45 EST 2012


On Wed, Jan 11 2012, Sameer Verma wrote:
> I'm seeing a "short read of zdata file" on running fs-update on a 1.75
> using os23.zd4
> Any suggestions?

Did you check the md5sum?

If it's not a corrupt download, it might be a bad/incompatible USB key.

I think there were very early (months ago) bugs where sometimes you had
to run fs-update twice in a row; the first time would fail immediately
and then the second time would work.

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at>   <>
One Laptop Per Child

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