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Sun Solaris "Tar" command

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Hi,
  I am trying to run restore using tar command. I backup my data using "tar cv ./raid5". When I try to restore on this folder /temp I type "tar xvf /dev/rmt/0 ./raid5/test.txt". I don't see any files got restore up (where test.txt is in the folder /raid5).
Where would my files located? Will it be /temp/raid5/test.txt.

    Please advise.
    Thanks in advance.
    CT2000
   
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tar xvf /dev/rmt/0 ./raid5/test.txt

in this, the last argument specifies what you want restored.

Try this

cd /<wherever it is>/raid5
tar -xvf /dev/rmt0 test.txt

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Hi,
  I manage to solve the problem myself. The correct command should be /temp/ type tar xvf /dev/rmt/0 ./raid5/test.txt

  CT2000

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Since I solve the problem myself, I take back my points

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Since I solve the problem myself, I take back my points
Excuse me, CT2000 --->>>  Please explain how you solved the problem yourself, when this was posted for you prior to your comment and I quote:

From: argo  Date: 09/25/2001 02:41AM PST  
tar xvf /dev/rmt/0 ./raid5/test.txt

in this, the last argument specifies what you want restored.

Try this

cd /<wherever it is>/raid5
tar -xvf /dev/rmt0 test.txt  

---------->>>>  argo, am I missing something here?

Requesting second opinion.

Thanks,

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