[clug] LTO-4 drive, turn on compression? [SEC=PERSONAL]

Chris Smart mail at christophersmart.com
Wed Aug 12 23:36:59 MDT 2009

2009/8/13 Roppola, Antti - BRS <Antti.Roppola at daff.gov.au>:
> On our Exabyte drives, the compression settings showed up as devices (on
> Solaris anyway).
> So something like....
>  tar cvf /dev/nrst7

Thanks Antti. Someone else suggested this offline, however Linux only
offers two devices AFAIK, rewinding and non-rewinding.

Nevermind, I'm just doing standard old tar across multiple LTO-3
tapes.. sure isn't fast. Wrote one tape last night and has been going
on the second since 8am!


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