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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm trying to compress a directory structure on an external hard drive, connected by eSATA cable to my linux (Ubuntu 10.04) desktop. The total volume is 500Gb with half a million files, ranging from Kb to Mb in size. The drive is 2Tb, with 0.8Tb free space before compression.
running "tar -pcf... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: omnisppot
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a tar file and inside that tar file is a folder with additional tar.gz files. What I want to do is look inside the first tar file and then find the second tar file I'm looking for, look inside that tar.gz file to find a certain directory. I'm encountering issues by trying to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bashnewbee
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am trying to move a local directory from a local disk to a nfs disk that has been shared on another file server. I am using this tar command:
tar cf - . | (cd /export/nfsdisk && tar xpf - )
It copies the data okay but the big problem is that is resets the owner:group to 'nobody'. The... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: jlowry
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
4 files are returned when i issue 'find . -mtime -1 -type f -ls'.
However, when I issued the below command:
tar -cvf test.tar `find . -mtime -1 -type f`, the tar file only contains the 1st file -... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ahSher
5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
On my Unix Server in my directory, I have 70 files distributed in the following directories (which have several other files too). These files include C Source Files, Shell Script Source Files, Binary Files, Object Files.
b) /usr/users/oracle... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: marconi
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Can anybody help me ? ?
Previously data was taken multi volume LTO Tape backup in Red hat Linux by following command : tar -cvf /dev/rmt/tps6d7v -b 1000 -M filenames , now i try to Restore it in SELS9 by following command : tar -xvf /dev/st1 -b 1000 -M filenames , it extracts only part of the... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: pramanik
Somebody can help me, I try to extract a file by tar command but I get this error message
root@mxlgjac/home/bistrain# tar -xvf C57U6ML.tar
tar: 0511-169 A directory checksum error on media; 804399312 not equal to 62020.
The file in tar format its on the same directory, where I try... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: lo-lp-kl
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Need some help here. I've been trying to install GNU tar version 1.12 into my Solaris 9 machine.
steps that I have done was:
-untar the package file
-run "make" command (got stuck at this point)
Got the following error messages after hitting the make... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: suffer0
9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Recently we brought up a Spectralogic 2K Tape Library that had been out of service for about 3 years to replace a DDS-4 tape drive unit as our main backup device.
Everything seemed to go fine but now I have run into a little problem.
SpectraLogic 2K library with a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: thumper
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Im trying to use tar to backup the os directories. I have a file called bdirs which contains a list of the directories that im trying to backup:
/vol (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: blakmk