[GLLUG] simple backup script I use

Edward Glowacki glowack2@msu.edu
17 Jul 2002 12:16:47 -0400

On Wed, 2002-07-17 at 10:58, Felicia Berryman wrote:
> If I remember correctly, I had to use nst0 and NOT st0 for the tape
> drive.  It was a while ago, but I think st0 couldn't handle more than
> one dump (or something like that).

I think st0 is the rewind device, which rewinds the tape automatically
when an operation completes.  If you use nst0, it should leave the tape
where it's at so the next dump can append to it.

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