[Fwd: IDE tape drive]
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Subject: IDE tape drive
Resent-Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 19:49:01 -0700 (PDT)
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 04:46:54 +0200
From: Martin F Krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: debian users <email@example.com>
i have a machine with an IDE tape drive, 20Gb in size or so. my kernel
has the ide-tape.o module, and /dev/ht0 exists. the logs are fine, in
short... i think the tape drive just might work.
however, i have no clue how to use it. could someone give me a primer?
i looked online but couldn't find a nice linux & tapes primer.
what software do i need?
how can i format a tape? do i need to?
how do i store onto tape?
how can i read from tape?
martin; (greetings from the heart of the sun.)
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