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Re: Backup Yes again....



> Hello,
> I used to have an ide VXA 1i tape backup on Win, but apparently it
> won't work on Linux...
>
> Since that i decide to buy a DVD burner and burn 3cds intead of a tape.
> For example I do the backup of a folder  around 11Go with tar and bz2
> but every time my archive is corrupted... Do you have any clue of what
> is happening ? Does my command is incorrect, i m running the Fedora
> FC4.
> My command is below
>
> tar -civf /media/administration.tar.bz2 /home/administration/

That command creates an uncompressed tar file, not a bz2 file.  Try this:

tar cvf - /home/administration | bzip2 -c > /media/administration.tar.bz2


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