SUMMARY: how to use tape autoloader?

From: James Zhao (
Date: Fri Jul 21 2000 - 09:21:13 CDT

1) in sequential mode, 'mt offline' will load the next tape in the library
2) using utilities such as mtx, stctl, following are some useful links:

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James Zhao wrote:

> I plan to use HP SureStore DAT24x6 for my solaris Ultra-2 backup,
> without any backup software, how can I tell the tape autoloader to load
> one different catridge everyday and do the backup? ( I am just using tar
> ).
> TIA.
> James

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