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Re: [SLE] Problem with backup after 9.0 install....need help! (anyone???)
  • From: Tom Nielsen <tom@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 16:37:59 -0800
  • Message-id: <1067647079.16931.0.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2003-10-31 at 12:24, Tom Nielsen wrote:

> Last night I did a fresh install of 9 from 8.2. Before I installed I
> backed up my /home directory to my windows drive (1.2GB in size). After
> the install I decided to get some stuff from my backup and when I tried
> to open it (I tar'd it), I got a notice saying the file doesn't exist.
> Now when I backed it up, I did the following "tar -czvf
> /mnt/windows/C/tmp/ /home/tom" When I look at my windows
> drive, I can see the file in there and the size is 1.2gb. I have another
> zip file which I did of my /srv directory and I can't access that
> either.
> My new fstab of the windows drive says it mounts to /windows/C while my
> old fstab has it at /mnt/windows/C. Could that be my problem? I also
> transfered a couple single files into the same location and those work
> fine...although they were not tar'd.
> Anyone have any thoughts?????
> Thanks,
> Tom


Tom Nielsen
Neuro Logic Systems
805.389.5435 x18
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