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Old 06-04-2003, 10:56 AM   #1
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tape backup


been backing up my stuff manually, via tar -czf /dev/st0 i was just wondering if there is a way to list whats on there.

also i have been trying to install dump on it, and the 'make' seems to get stuck in an endless loop and i have to CTRL+c to end it, i dont know why, anone else found this... on slackware...
 
Old 06-04-2003, 02:01 PM   #2
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the -t option to tar will 'test' a tar file, reporting the contents.
 
  


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