[NBLUG/talk] Backups to DVD?
anfrind at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 08:27:10 PST 2007
On Dec 30, 2007 6:22 AM, Jack Smith <jack.delbert at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, something about this isn't working. Or I'm doing something wrong
> ]# tar -cvzf /home | split -d -b 4000m - archive.home.tar.gz.
> tar: Cowardly refusing to create an empty archive
Try this (drop the -f option):
tar -cvz /home | split -d -b 4000m - archive.home.tar.gz
When you use the -f option, tar assumes that the next argument is
going to be the name of the tar file. Thus, it thinks you want to
create an archive called /home, but you didn't specify what to put in
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