Re: How to test and/or verify tar backup on a tape?
From: Giovanni (lsodgf0_at_home.net.it)
Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 08:41:14 GMT
On 10/03/05 02:31, S P Arif Sahari Wibowo wrote:
> How can I test the readability of tarred files in a tape? If I ran "tar
> t" successfully accross the tape, is it mean all the files definitely
> How can I verify the tarred files in a tape against the original? I
> means after the backup done, now I want to execute a separate verifying
> run. Can I do it without getting enough HD space to restore the whole
> Thank you!
Frm man tar I get:
-d, --diff, --compare
find differences between archive and file system
attempt to verify the archive after writing it
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