[lug] Tape Drives on Linux

John Karns jkarns at csd.net
Thu Nov 8 09:45:15 MST 2001

On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, Greg Horne said:

> I'm don't want to use iomega drives anymore.  Does anybody have
> suggestions as to which tape drives work the best under Red Hat Linux?
> I Need
> -------
> 1. External (Unless there is a really good internal drive, but I have
>    about 8 servers that will need to be using backup, so...)
> 2. Non-SCSI
> 3. At least 2GB storage capacity on the tapes

Sorry, I can't make a direct recommendation, but I will say that your luck
would likely be better dealing with SCSI drives.  That way you avoid the
necessity of a driver other than having the appropriate SCSI kernel
support and the mt pkg.

John Karns                                        jkarns at csd.net

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