Re: Tar Filesystem problem..

Alan Cox (
Tue, 3 Mar 1998 16:25:37 +0000 (GMT)

> About 6 months ago, I made a final backup of a program before removing
> it from my computer. I tared it, gzipped it, and then tarred it again,
> onto five disks using the multivolume option. The problem is, 1.36 megs

If you wrote a gzip of the archive not an archive of gzipped files then
basically goodbye disks.. The gzip compression is on the entire data
stream. You might want to try the disk in a few drives - it may work in one
especially the one it was written with when others wont touch it

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