Subject: Re: Tape Backups -- tar vs. dump
To: John Maier <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/02/2001 22:08:02
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 02:57:13PM -0600, John Maier wrote:
> So each subsequent dump will append to the tape?

Yes, if you use /dev/nrst0. Unlike /dev/rst0, this one doesn't
rewind the tape between a close and the subsequent open.

Manuel Bouyer <>