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Old 09-13-2011, 11:49 PM   #1
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Extracting Tar.gz file gives Error

Dear all ,

Yesterday I backup my crucial folder by the below command :

tar -czf /media/disk-2/Teams-1.tar.gz $BACKUPDIR

But when I am extracting the backup file (44 GB) , it gives the below error :

/bin/gtar: Skipping to next header

gzip: stdin: invalid compressed data--format violated
/bin/gtar: Child returned status 1
/bin/gtar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

I am working on Linux systems ( CentOS -5.4 ) and tar ( GNU tar ) 1.15.1

Any help will be appreciated.

Old 09-14-2011, 12:06 AM   #2
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