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Old 07-28-2008
how to use tar to retrieve all tape content

Hi,

I use tar to backup the following programs:
tar -cvf /dev/rmt0.1 u04/devdb/log/arch
tar -cvf /dev/rmt0.1 u01/app/oracle/product/10.2.0.2/dbs
tar -cvf /dev/rmt0 u01/app/oracle/product/10.2.0.2/network/admin

when I want to retrieve the tape content list with:
tar -tvf /dev/rmt0
it lists only the "u04/devdb/log/arch"

My question is how to list all content of the tape with a single command?

Thanks!!
Victor Cheung
# 2  
Old 07-29-2008
Try:

tctl -f /dev/rmt0.1 fsf 1
then:
tar -tvf /dev/rmt0

This should list:

u01/app/oracle/product/10.2.0.2/dbs

Then try:

tctl -f /dev/rmt0.1 fsf 2
then:
tar -tvf /dev/rmt0

This should list:

u01/app/oracle/product/10.2.0.2/network/admin

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