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Re: [SLE] unattended backup with KDat
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 10:07:15 -0400
  • Message-id: <1084889235.12166.3.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 09:29, Prabu Subroto wrote:
> Thank you very much for your answer.
>
> If I do like this :
> "
> tar -cvf /dev/st0 /home
> "
> , does tar overwrite on the tape automatically or just
> does appending on the tape cartridge ?
>

It will over-write the tape. That is what the "c" does, create. If you
want to look at all of the options user tar --help.

--
Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)



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