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Old 10-31-2002
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is there a command to check unoccupied space on a tape ?


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Old 11-04-2002
I am not aware of any command that gives you this. Maybe a 3rd party app will do this.

Although tar -t gives you the table listing of the files from the tape,which you can take and perform commands to get the total used space which would give you the unused space if you know how big the tape is and what % compression you are getting with tar.

Maybe this will help.

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