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Old 02-23-2002
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Girls, Guys,

Got a litlle question here.
When backuping an archive to tape using the tar command,
is it possible to see what excactly on tape when the tar command is finished??

Thanx in Advance

Erik
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Old 02-23-2002
yes with the command tar -tvf $Media
$media is the variable for the medium where the backup is taken
for ex. $Media=/dev/rStpo
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Old 02-24-2002
The -v flag for tar will provide verbosity as you create the tarball.

Tis will only show you what you have just tarred - not what may have been there before you started. Hope that helps.
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Old 02-25-2002
Thanx!
It was a great help.Smilie
 
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