[K12OSN] Tape backup

Les Bell lesbell at lesbell.com.au
Wed Jun 16 21:13:32 UTC 2004

Mark Gumprecht <gumprechtm at msln.net> wrote:

The install sees the tape drive
in the hardware browser as dev/st. Not as dev/st0/1/2/3... . Anyone know
how to get this to be mountable?

You don't mount tape drives; instead you write directly to them using your
choice of tar, cpio, dump/restore, amanda or other backup software. I've
written an article on this, at


--- Les Bell, RHCE, CISSP

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