Subject: Re: Exabyte 8200 - is anyone using one successfully?
To: NetBSD-current mailing list <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/18/1996 23:02:19
Burns, Scott said:
> tar -b 128 -cvf /dev/rst0  /etc/*

tar cbvf 128 /dev/rst0 /etc*

> tar -tvf /dev/rst0

tar tvf /dev/rst0

You waste your time with unnecessary keyboard inputs. :-)

> If you don't put the "-b 128" on the listing tar command the machine
> reboots.

No, you get an error message:
tar: read error on /dev/rst1 : Input/output error

> This is on a V1.1 system.

Time to update.

> Was this fixed up with V1.2 ?


Matthias Scheler