Fwd: [Madlug] backup media
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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