Re: Formating a ftape tape?
On Tue, 10 Mar 1998 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
: Raymond A. Ingles wrote:
: > On Tue, 10 Mar 1998 email@example.com wrote:
: > > On 10 Mar, Graham Lillico +44 1785 248131 wrote:
: > > >>> Is there any way to format a Qic-80 tape on a ftape device?
: > >
: > > Sorry, I should have checked the HOWTO first, jeez...
: > >
: > > 4.8. Can I format my tapes under Linux?
: > >
: > > No!
: > Actually, yes, the latest ftape drivers can format tapes. I don't have a
: > URL handy, I'm afraid, but it can be done.
: Yep, I found it. It is at Sunsite. Does anybody know if the latest
: ftape drivers are in the latest kernels and if the programs ftformat,
: etc, are making it into some Debian package. I downloaded the source
: but I don't want to create trouble if I don't have to.
There is an ftape-module package in hamm. It looks to be the latest
version, with the ability to format tapes.
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