[lug] Tape Drives on Linux

Greg Horne jeerygh at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 9 12:49:40 MST 2001

     Okay, maybe SCSI is what I need then.  If I were to use SCSI i'd
     want to use a PCI add-on card (motherboards don't support SCSI) and an
     External drive.  Any recomendations there?

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Greg Horne

Thursday, November 08, 2001, 8:45:15 AM, you wrote:

JK> 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

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

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