Command(s) to confirm tape drive install?
ryan at rentec.com
Mon Oct 20 13:37:00 CDT 2003
tar perhaps? tar a file or directory to the tape drive. If you get no
errors writing and reading from it, then you should be ready to go.
On Mon, 20 Oct 2003 support at codefit.com wrote:
> I just installed an adaptec SCSI controller card into Poweredge 2650 server
> and connected a new Dell tape backup unit to it. Install seemed to go fine
> and card was recognized on startup.
> Anyone know the linux RH 8 command(s) for checking to see if tape drive is
> recognized by system and writable? Maybe a write test command?
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