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shehan jamel
Occasional Advisor

tar back on tape library

Hi
can anybody help regarding this issue i have attached a HP StorageWorks MSL8096 2 LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 Fibre Channel Tape Library to a server with suse 10 sp2 box.how can i take a tar backup from it.
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shehan jamel
Occasional Advisor

Re: tar back on tape library

any one can help on this??????
kunalsahoo
Valued Contributor

Re: tar back on tape library

Hi,

Better to use a backup software...

However you can try this...

1 Manualy put a tape in the drive from the front pannel of the Library.

2 now from the OS, mount the drive

3 Try to redirect the tar file....to the mount point.....

shehan jamel
Occasional Advisor

Re: tar back on tape library

Hi
i try to mount da drive using dev/st0 but it says no media not found.i have already insert a tape also.how can i use the hp-ltt script?