[K12OSN] Tape backup

Bert Rolston bert.rolston at clear.net.nz
Wed Jun 16 21:48:19 UTC 2004

Hey Mark,

It's been a long time, but you probably need to use the mt command (I

There are a whole bunch of command line utils for tape drives. I found
this out when i looked into amanda. The man pages should cover this.


On Thu, 2004-06-17 at 03:36, Mark Gumprecht wrote:
> I have a dell power edge server with a dlt1 tape drive. I'm running 
> Redhat 9.0 with the LTSP 3.1.2 loaded. 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? I checked the /etc/fstab and there is 
> no listing for the tape drive and wasn't sure on how to enter it, file 
> type and such.
> Thanks
> Mark
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