shrinking backup files
charles.malespin at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 20:34:14 UTC 2005
> > tar czvf /path/to/file tar-archive.tar.gz
sudo tar cjvf /home/malespin/backup/home.tar tar-archive.tar.bz2
tar: tar-archive.tar.bz2: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
for both of them.
> You may also want to avoid sticking everything in one big tarball. It
> takes a fair amount of processing time to compress / uncompress Gigs of
> data and there's also the risk that if the backup is dodgy, all the data
> is useless.
How do you split up the /etc and /home files to make smaller ones? I am
willing to try anything, just need to get these files on a CD to have a
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