PowerVault 124T support for linux.
craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Apr 13 15:59:51 CDT 2006
On Thu, 2006-04-13 at 16:42 -0400, Frederick D. Kass wrote:
> I know this isn't the PowerVault list but it is the closest I could find.
> I am looking at various open source backup solutions and tape autoloaders.
> More specifically I think I'd like to use Bacula or Amanda and a
> PowerVault 124T. Is anyone currently using this configuration that could
> give me more feedback on how well it works?
> I've been doing a lot of reseach and it looks like older PowerVault
> products seem supported by mtx however I am somewhat disappointed to find
> Dell not part of the Linux Tape Device Certification Program or the 124T
> listed in the mtx compatibility list. The only 124T posts I have found is
> one to the bacula list saying he can't use mtx to switch tapes inside the
Probably should ask the bacula list because I know that they have made
substantial progress on changers in 1.3.8 series.
I have one of those tape devices but the customer is using it on Windows
with BrightStor ArcServe which has been relatively problem free.
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