corrupted tar.gz archive - I lost my backups :)/:(
gobble.wa at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 17:44:57 UTC 2012
On Feb 14, 2012 7:37 AM, "Mike Kelly" <mdkelly at ualr.edu> wrote:
> > I don't have the script anymore. It is among the files lost, but it was
> > pretty
> > much straight forward, making use of:
> > tar -czf backupfile.tar.gz folders/ of/ my/ choice/.
> > After creating the backups I just cp(1)ed them to an msdosfs formated
> > usb stick and got them onto 8.2 this way, so the famous ascii/binary
> > trap shouldn't be
> > an issue here.
> > Just a thought... how large were the tar.gz files? Are you maybe hitting
> on a file size limit and the .tar.gz files are getting truncated? Not sure
> what the limit is for msdosfs.
> Mike Kelly
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or perhaps pulled the drive before unmounting... with pending writes. just
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