Fwd: [Madlug] backup media

Glenn Holmer gholmer at weycogroup.com
Tue Nov 29 08:13:40 CST 2011

On Tue, 2011-11-29 at 04:59 +0800, David Webber wrote:
> LTO tape drives should show up under /dev/st0.  If you use a robot,
> it's under /dev/sg0.  You may need to manually add the kernel modules.
>  LTO2 and LTO3 were stable back in 2006.

So we could still just do "tar --file=/dev/st0..."? What about LTFS? Can
we still write directly to the tape? Should we consider something more
sophisticated than tar?

Glenn Holmer                          gholmer at weycogroup.com
Software Engineer                        phone: 414-908-1809
Weyco Group, Inc.                          fax: 414-908-1601

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