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fedora - how do I determine what the tape drive is to tar all file over to

I know nothing about fedora but my manager want everything on the drive backed up to tape.
would I do this?
tar -cvf  /dev/st0 /
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omarfaridCommented:
This will backup all your files and dirs to tape.
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bkreynolds48Author Commented:
I don't know what size this tape drive or the tapes are - do you think it will all fit on one tape?
--- our admin quit and I am the oracle dba.

Thanks
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omarfaridCommented:
If it requires more than one tape it will prompt you to insert new tape and so on.
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bkreynolds48Author Commented:
thanks
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