Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

Troubleshooting
Research
Professional Opinions
Ask a Question
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

troubleshooting Question

tar multi volume

Avatar of ppeiris
ppeiris asked on
Linux OS DevShell Scripting
7 Comments1 Solution1615 ViewsLast Modified:
I have to write a script to tar and transfer about 20GB amount of data... I was planing to use the multi volume option in tar to create series of 1GB files and transfer individually. I can run the following command but it wait for user input to create the next (disk2.tar) file. How can I automate this to just create all the disk(n).tar files without user interaction.
tar -cM --tape-length=1024000 --file=disk1.tar backup.tar
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Avatar of Julian Parker
Julian ParkerFlag of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland imageSenior Systems Administrator

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 7 Comments.
See Answers