[SOLVED] tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

Posted in RED HAT LINUX, SERVERS by edeguzman on March 4, 2012

The tar error mention in the subject is a common error you may encounter when your creating archive package with tar.  The error tells that tar encounter an error somewhere on its operation but the error is not that critical enough that will make tar fail or stop the operation, tar instead continue the process until it finishes.

However since we’re doing an important backup then every information is vital.  I’d list down every steps below until the issue occurs and provide a solution to pinpoint the root cause.

You can follow everything I did in the below URL.

[SOLVED] tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors