Re: backup to CD with tar
From: TCS (The-Central-Scrutinizer_at_p.o.b.o.x.com)
Date: 11 Dec 2003 15:55:14 GMT
On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 23:23:45 -0000, ivan danicic <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hello all, My problem: I want to backup to CD REwrite a large amount of
> data. It seems I must first make tar archives of this on my hard drive
> before burning it to CD. There is not enough room on the hard disk to do
> this in one go. I don't want to break up the data into smaller pieces "by
> hand". Can I get tar to do this, perhaps
> using -M option? Any suggestions gratefully received.
A better solution is to come up with $5-10 and get a 1G hard drive to add
to your system.