[CentOS] howto mount a scsi tape drive?

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Thu Mar 9 16:52:36 UTC 2006

On Thu, 9 Mar 2006 at 5:50pm, Geert Batsleer wrote

> after installing centos 4.2 I've noticed that my internal Seagate scsi DAT
> 72GB tape drive hasn't been recognised in /media or doesn't show up in gnome
> when putting in a tape.
> Do I need to edit fstab first or load additional modules in the kernel
> during startup?

One doesn't mount tape drives.  One manipulates, reads, and writes to them 
with tools like mt, dd, tar, cpio, ...

Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

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