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How do I delete OR remove a single file from within a tar ball under Unix / Linux like operating systems?

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I‘d like to make / file system backup but the problem is there are other file systems mounted under / such as:

/mnt/cdrom
/mnt/nfs
/iscsi
/boot
/var

I’d like to skip all other file systems mounted at / and only make backup of local / and not /boot, /var, /iscsi, and /mnt/cdrom etc. How do I force tar to use a single file system under Linux / UNIX / BSD operating systems?

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Q. When I run tar command it fails with an error that read as follows: tar: /dev/st0: Cannot write: Invalid argument How do I fix this error under CentOS / Debian / Fedora / RHEL Linux HP server systems?

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How do I create a tar file under Linux using command line options?

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We have recently brought a new Sun Solaris UNIX server. How do I Backup data and make a recovery for the Solaris OS using tar and tape device?

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