mt and tar fail on LTO-5 drives
Wed Aug 21 19:14:00 GMT 2013
On Aug 21 19:20, bartels wrote:
> On 08/21/2013 11:51 AM, Frank Fesevur wrote:
> >2013/8/20 Corinna Vinschen:
> >> This bug is present since 2004 and nobody noticed it. I guess that
> >> means there aren't many people out there actually partitioning their
> >> tape drives...
> >FYI: we use cygwin tar on a daily base to backup one server to
> >LTO2-tapes, but I have never partitioned a tape. Wasn't even aware it
> >could be done.
> Partitioning was first introduced on LTO with LTO-5, accommodating LTFS.
Oh, right. I didn't know that, but the SCSI references for LTO drives
are pretty clear. So, change the list to DDS, SLR, VXA-2, the latter of
which is the only one I know which supports select partitioning.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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