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mt command

ouazir
Frequent Advisor

mt command

i want to know the role of mt command when
we writ it like this :
mt -f /dev/rmt/0mb EOF
mt -f /dev/rmt/0mb EOD
and are they necessery when we begin or finish an fbackup or frecover command
thanks
1 REPLY
Dennis Handly
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: mt command

mt(1) says this writes an EOF, then seeks to EOD (DDS and QIC drives only). (I would think you would already be there?)

I would hope you wouldn't need these for fbackup.