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RE: Reading a Solaris tape created by ufsdump
- From: "Meier, Daniel W." <DANIEL dot W dot MEIER at saic dot com>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>, "Meier, Daniel W." <DANIEL dot W dot MEIER at saic dot com>
- Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 09:01:27 -0700
- Subject: RE: Reading a Solaris tape created by ufsdump
The only tape drive I have that's capable of reading this tape is an
internal drive on a W2K box with Cygwin loaded.
I tried doing a remote ufsrestore from a Solaris server but got:
blade-100: ufsrestore tf backup:/dev/st0
connect to address 22.214.171.124: Connection refused
I probably need some Cygwin service to run to service the request, but which
From: Elfyn McBratney [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2003 6:32 PM
To: Meier, Daniel W.
Subject: Re: Reading a Solaris tape created by ufsdump
On Thu, 26 Jun 2003, Meier, Daniel W. wrote:
> Any hints on how to get the files off of a SDLT tape created by Solaris
> I can access the tape handily:
> $ mt -f /dev/st0 status 3
> tape capacity : 34571200 KB remaining : 34571200 KB
> current block : 0 write protected : yes
> datcompression : off
> min block size : 4 max block size : 16777212
> def block size : 8192 cur block size : 0
> and I did the "mt -f /dev/st0 setblk 0"
> but what command do I use to pull the data onto disk?
I beleive this can be done with GNU tar (tar -xf /dev/st0?). Take a look at
main/info tar and `tar --help'. I might be wrong.
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