Joe Yung wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I am new to Linux.
> Currently I want to backup a directory to the tape drive, however I have
> no idea of which device is it in /dev or whatever location.
>
> The tape drive is already inserted to the tape drive.
> We are running the applications on Red Hat Advanced Server 3.0.
>
> Can anyone help?
>

Normally for a scsi tape drive it is /dev/st0 or /dev/nst0.

The first rewinds after an operation (read or write) and the
second doesn't.

Cheers,

Cliff

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