Changeset 1588 in MondoRescue


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Timestamp:
Aug 1, 2007, 2:33:59 PM (12 years ago)
Author:
Bruno Cornec
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Improve tape support doc (Tilman Schmidt <tilman_at_imap.cc>)

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    616616your tape streamer with '-d &lt;device&gt;'. You don't usually need
    617617to but it's good to be on the safe side. Some computers call your
    618 tape streamer /dev/osst0, some call it /dev/ftape, ...</para>
     618tape streamer /dev/osst0, some call it /dev/ftape, ...
     619Also, depending on the tape streamer model, a tape should be inserted
     620in the tape drive before starting mondoarchive, otherwise it may not
     621recognize the drive.</para>
    619622</listitem>
    620623</itemizedlist>
     
    732735fopen(), fread(), fwrite() and fclose() to interact with tape
    733736drives. That works for most drives but some drives just don't like
    734 that.</para>
     737that.
     738Also, depending on the tape streamer model, a tape should be inserted
     739in the tape drive before starting mondoarchive, otherwise it may not
     740recognize the drive.</para>
    735741<para>Mondo Rescue has been tested thousands of times on various computers.
    736742It has worked for them.
     
    30003006and defblksize using 'mt', or tweaking Mondo's block size by
    30013007recompiling it with make INTTAPE=4096 or INTTAPE=8192 or something.
    3002 Other than that, you need a priest or a refund.</para>
     3008Other than that, you need a priest or a refund.
     3009Also, depending on the tape streamer model, a tape should be inserted
     3010in the tape drive before starting mondoarchive, otherwise it may not
     3011recognize the drive.</para>
    30033012</answer>
    30043013</qandaentry>
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