Dell 8450 RedHat Linux 7.1 and a PowerVault 120T

Michael Solberg msolberg at arches.uga.edu
Tue Mar 19 08:19:00 CST 2002


On Tue, 19 Mar 2002 Steve_Boley at dell.com wrote:

> You will either need to use mt/mtx commands to access the autoloader or some
> type tape software like arcserveit or amanda (in 7.2 is there and not too
> sure of 7.1).
> Steve

You're welcome to use my handy multitape backup scripts that we use with
our 120T's.  They're here:

ftp://ftp.uga.edu/pub/unix/linux/backup/

Hope that helps!

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Beaudoin [mailto:Daniel.Beaudoin at civilisations.ca]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 6:43 AM
> To: 'linux-PowerEdge at dell.com'
> Subject: Dell 8450 RedHat Linux 7.1 and a PowerVault 120T
> 
> 
> Hi;
> 
> 	I have a PowerEdge 8450 running Redhat Linux 7.1 with a PowerVault
> 120T LVD external tape drive.
> 
> 	When I use tar or dump while the tape drive is in sequential mode,
> the end of tape is reached but it does not automatically change the tape and
> my backup fails.  Does anyone have an expect script that would do this?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Daniel Beaudoin
> Computer Associates
> The software that manages E-Business
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> Daniel.Beaudoin at civilisations.ca
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