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Re: [SLUG] sending rewind and retension commands to tape
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] sending rewind and retension commands to tape
- From: "Ian Ward" <ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Sep 29 15:29:04 2000
Yep, thanks. I frogot about that sucker. Strange my apropos didn't pick up
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From: "George Vieira" <georgev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "'Ian Ward'" <ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, 29 September 2000 4:09 PM
Subject: RE: [SLUG] sending rewind and retension commands to tape
> I use the `mt` command, it has all the features I need..
> man mt
> George Vieira
> Network Administrator
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Ward [mailto:ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, September 29, 2000 2:04 PM
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> Subject: [SLUG] sending rewind and retension commands to tape
> Hi all,
> I have an array of different tape drives that I can plug into my system
> Exabyte, 4mm DAT and QIC 250Meg)
> I use the 'eject -q /dev/st0" command but I'm wondering wot you guys (and
> gals) use for the control commands such as "erase" "retention" "set
> "wfm (write file mark)" etc...
> SCO has a nice tape command that will do everything including create
> partitions on DAT drives.
> An apropos on my RH system comes up short.
> TIA Ian.
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