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I can't figure out how to get tapeutil to list the contents of a tape that I just backed up.

tapeutil -f /dev/rmt1 unmount
tapeutil -f /dev/rmt1 mount ${TODAY}
tapeutil -f /dev/rmt1 erase
tar -cvf /dev/rmt1 /backup 

How do I list the files on the tape? Via tapeutil? ls?

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