System Administration Guide, Volume 1

Example--Listing the Files on a Diskette (tar)

The following example lists the files on a diskette.

$ tar tvf /vol/dev/rdiskette0/unlabeled
rw-rw-rw-6693/10  44032 Jun  9 15:45 evaluation.doc
rw-rw-rw-6693/10  43008 Jun  9 15:55 evaluation.doc.backup

See tar(1) for more information.

If you need a multiple-volume interchange utility, use the cpio command. The tar command is only a single-volume utility.