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Old 02-26-2008, 01:29 AM   #1
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how can i view the content of tape after taking bacup to tape drive using tar
Old 02-26-2008, 11:18 PM   #2
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Two words:

man tar
man, in his great wisdom, tells me that to view the names of the files on my tape, I should try
tar -tf /dev/tape
and to extract one of those files to do
tar -x filename -f /dev/tape
In both of these cases replace /dev/tape with your tape drive and in the second one replace filename with the name of the file you wish to extract.


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