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Old 10-24-2006, 09:10 AM   #1
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Reading the Contents of a Dump Tape

Hi there --

I ran a dump of several filesystems to tape, and I would like to read the contents of it. What command would I use to read the tape? Thanks.
Old 10-24-2006, 03:19 PM   #2
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"What command would I use to read the tape?"

That depends on how the tape is formatted. What command (exactly) did you use to create the tape?

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restore -i /dev/st0

-i is interactive mode, in which you can look at the tape contents

do a man restore and look under -i for more details


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