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all good but 1 prob :-(
the large files I have are not already a tar file. and I only have enogh hd space for the original and the part tars, not enough for original, temporary large tar, and part tars all combined. I need to go directly from the structure to the partial files, no middle-man large tar.
that is exaclt what I need to do, problem is I do not have enough hd space to do it that way:
root@Abydos exodist # df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda6 27G 3.8G 24G 14% /
/dev/sda1 236M 36M 200M 16% /boot
/dev/sda3 19G 9.1G 9.7G 49% /home
/dev/sda5 27G 33M 27G 1% /lin64
/dev/hde1 115G 29G 86G 26% /stuff
/dev/hdh1 115G 61G 55G 53% /stuff/Video
/dev/hdg1 115G 95G 20G 83% /stuff/Video/Anime1
/dev/hdf1 115G 101G 15G 88% /stuff/Video/Anime2
/dev/hdc1 75G 49G 27G 65% /stuff/Audio
now, I need to do all of /stuff/Audio (it's all legal if anyone asks)
it needs to go to dvd
so I tar it all up, that means it needs to go to a drive large enogh.. this leaves /stuff and /stuff/video w/ enough room
I fill one, then I need to split it, assuming I can split into a different drive than the master tar file I split it onto the other.
now I need to make iso's (btw I want all the stages including iso generating to be part of a perl script I will write)
this is where I had my first problem, wher eis there enough room for them without writing logic to put it where it fits (now that I think fo it thats not hard) but I can remove the master large tar file. and go back to that drive for the iso's.
....hopefully if I need to restore them I will have enough space to restore the .tar AND extract it :-)
thanx for th ehelp everyone, I think I can get something working with this.
just a disclaimer, all my stuff, video, audio, etc. are all legal, the anime's are unliscenced, and inside Video is anime3 taking all the space. as for audio it is mostly obscure j-pop and foreign stuff not liscenced in US. I do not use/traffic in/etc. illegal data