[CentOS] Problem with large tar file.

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Wed Mar 1 15:31:21 UTC 2006

It just stops like it's at the end of the tar ffile. No errors at all.


On Wed March 1 2006 6:35 am, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Mar 2006 at 12:53am, CentOS-List at jamesplace.net wrote
> > I have just completed installing CentOS 4.2 (I came over here from
> > Fedora-Land (core-3)). I did this via a fresh install. I tar'd everything
> > to an external drive reinstalled the new stuff and everything is working
> > very well.
> >
> > I've just got one issue. I have a full system backup Backup.tar that has
> > a size of 78,717,880,320. When I issue the command tar -xvf Backup.tar I
> > get only about 111MB of data restored. Basically /root and a couple other
> > odd things of little consequence.
> And then what happens?  Does it give you an error message?  Does it just
> stop restoring?  Does it slow way down?

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