Re: ftape format warning!!!
Hi Daniel --
> Just one question...
> Does taper implicitly call 'mt'?
Well, no. In fact, taper does its own ioctl calls, which is why it
is behind the other general-purpose utilities in supporting a broad array
of hardware. I spent a long time studying both taper and tob, and I'm
strongly convinced that tob is the way to go. It is a shell script which
uses well-tested utilities to do the I/O, it's got a robust archive
system, and excellent (clear) documentation. Give it a try.