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trying to read an ultrium tape that was tarred with command tar -b 2048 -cvhf /dev/st0. I can read tape lisitng tar -b 2048 -tvf /dev/st0 However, tar -b 2048 ...
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    Arrow CAN READ TAPE LISTING -tvf BUT -xvf THROMS CANNOT OPEN FILE NO SUCH F


    trying to read an ultrium tape that was tarred with command tar -b 2048 -cvhf /dev/st0.

    I can read tape lisitng tar -b 2048 -tvf /dev/st0

    However, tar -b 2048 -xvf /dev/st0 throws cannot open file nos such file or directory

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    Tape is still being used for backups?

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    Yes ultrium4 since data is mailed to us.

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    Flash drives are cheaper to buy, cheaper to mail, and faster and more reliable. I'm surprised anyone would use tape today. That's very old technology.

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