[GLLUG] Dat tape drives

Mark Szidik/mlc SzidikM@mlcnet.org
Thu, 21 Nov 2002 09:57:33 -0500

Anybody know how to tell a DAT tape drive to turn on its hardware

I have tried to use  # mt -f /dev/nst0 compression 1

But it appears to have no effect.

Linux 2.4.x kernel, Redhat 7.2, mt version 0.6

Mark Szidik, CTO
Michigan Library Consortium
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