Originally Posted by conflicker
tar --index-file=tar.check.out -xvf myfile.tar.gz
Is not working.
That doesn't tell us anything. What is not working?
- Is tar.check.out not created?
- Are there no clues in tar.check.out?
- Is tar complaining about the --index-file part?
It seems the backup is corrupted, but I'm just wondering why the tarball size is 13G if it is corrupted, that means my files still inside the tarball.
Is there any other solution to fix a corrupt tarball?
Not that I know of.
If you try to extract, are there any files extracted at all? Are you able to list the files in the archive (tar tvf myfile.tar.gz).