SUMMARY: tape copy capability

From: Jeff Kennedy <>
Date: Wed Jul 10 2002 - 17:50:47 EDT
tcopy was the command I had in mind.  Many suggested dd which would work

About 40+ replies with either of these, thanks to all of you.


Jeff Kennedy wrote:
> I thought there was a command in Solaris that would copy a tape but I
> can't remember what it might have been.  The problem I need to solve is
> make an exact copy of a tape (original tar format).  Solaris 7 or 8, no
> 9 yet.
> Anyone know an easy way of doing this?  I don't really want to un-tar
> then re-tar to another tape...

Jeff Kennedy
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Received on Wed Jul 10 18:13:29 2002

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