How to work with the tape drive in linux? - Aix

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  1. How to work with the tape drive in linux?

    hi all,

    v have installed linux in a server & it is with out GUI and some other
    Facilities..


    V've planned to install tape drive in that server.


    but v dont know anything about how to manage that Tape drive from A to
    Z...

    the things i need to is

    1.how to make linux to detect the drive first?
    2.then how to list the tape drives?
    3. what r commands to wotk with the tapes and tape drive in linux?


  2. Re: How to work with the tape drive in linux?

    > 1.how to make linux to detect the drive first?
    > 2.then how to list the tape drives?
    > 3. what r commands to wotk with the tapes and tape drive in linux?


    Interestingly, the amount of time it took you to raise this thread
    would have probably been ten times longer than doing a google for the
    info ..

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q...=Google+Search

    Plus, this is an AIX newsgroup, not a linux one .. try linuxquestions (
    google for it

    Rgds
    Mark Taylor


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