[CLUG] tar to tape on another machine
flynng at iol.ie
Thu Nov 30 17:14:20 GMT 2000
Peter Flynn wrote:
> What's the syntax for tarring stuff onto a tape on another machine?
> I just installed an old SCSI DAT on my desktop, which works fine,
> but I'd like to back up my laptop onto it? man tar is no help, but
> I did this once before (many moons ago), something like
> tar cvf host.domain.foo:/dev/st0 .
> but I can't remember the incantation (that one doesn't work :-)
[snip from man]
-f, --file [HOSTNAME:]F
use archive file or device F (default /dev/rmt0)
or of course you could just do the lazy man's method and nfs mount the
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