smbtar question

Bob Lee bob at
Thu Oct 19 16:19:13 GMT 2000

When running smbtar to backup a remote NT system to my local 
FreeBSD (4.1) box, the tar.out file is created in my "home" 
directory no matter how I specifiy the tape drive. Is this normal? I 
don't have enough space on the drive to accomodate the entire 
backup so I was hoping that smbtar would write directly to the 
drive. I have tried the -t switch with /dev/rsa0 as the device and 
have also set the Environmental variable to the same. Any 

Robert A Lee
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