[CentOS] Another Tar stopper

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Sep 12 15:57:07 UTC 2006

Barry L. Kline wrote:
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> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> So I switched over to init 3 and ran the tar process from the text session.
>> Still got this error.
>> How do I figure out what is wrong and how do I find any similar
>> show-stoppers?
> That error is frequently caused by a lock or with the file changing
> while being backed up.
thought so.
>   Use the verbose option with tar, then scan down
> through the log to find out what happened.   
Used verbose mode.  That is why everything escrowed of the screen.
> If you have a non-fatal
> error early on in the execution of tar you'll receive notice of it at
> the end of execution.
Never got to the end of execution.  Had lots of files still to go.

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