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Old 06-29-2009, 09:21 AM   #1
KarenEni
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tar files from disk to lt0-3 drive


I am tring to tar files from disk to a lt03 tape drive. I am using the simple tar cvf command. I have about 15 files totalling around 50 Gig. I get the message "Do not have permission to write to device". Do I need to add something to my command?
I am using a sun blade 2500 machine
Tape drive is Ultruim3.
Thanks ahead for any advise!
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Old 06-29-2009, 01:18 PM   #2
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What are the ownerships and permissions on the device
node for the tape drive? If the perms are "normal" just
make sure you're a member of the owning group.


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