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Re: tar error



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On Sun, 09 Mar 2003 08:42:40 -0500, Dale Kosan wrote:

> Whenever I try and tar my home directory with the following command :
> 
> tar -cvzf /data/home.tar.gz /home/dale
> 
> 
> It works for a while then I get the following error:
> 
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> [dale gandalf dale]$
> 
> This happens every time I try and tar this directory. The size is about 
> 500Mb. Any know why? Thanks for any help given....

No other error message? Try non-verbose mode with just

  tar cfz /data/home.tar.gz /home/dale

so standard output doesn't scroll away the error message. Or try
capturing error output like this:

  tar cfz /data/home.tar.gz /home/dale 2>error.txt
  cat error.txt

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