[CentOS] Cookbook receipe for SCSI tape install requested.

Rodrigo Barbosa rodrigob at suespammers.org
Tue Sep 6 19:35:38 UTC 2005

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On Tue, Sep 06, 2005 at 02:36:27PM -0400, James B. Byrne wrote:
> I need to install an HP Surestore dlt on a Centos 4 machine and I 
> am at a loss as to how to proceed.  Can someone either provide or 
> point me to an online reference on how to proceed to add and 
> configure a SCSI adapter and tape drive.  I have read, but not 
> really understood, the man page entry for st.  Does kudzu handle 
> this?
> Regards,
> Jim
> I am a digest subscriber so the favour of an additional direct 
> reply is desired.

1) Install tape drive
2) Read the mt man page
3) Access the drive using either /dev/nst0 or /dev/st0

Thats all.

There is really no configuration needed, unless you want to setup
compression values and such.

Gotta love SCSI.


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