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Very Impotant: Tape frives naming convention in Linux

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http://lpilinux.com – Linux supports SCSI, IDE and old floppy based tape devices. Each device has unique name just like hard disk drives. Digital Data Storage (DDS), Digital Audio Tape (DAT) and Digital Linear Tape (DLT) all are supported by Linux and widely used in industry for backup purpose. SCSI tape device names The st driver provides the interface to a variety of SCSI tape devices under Linux. * First (auto rewind) SCSI tape device name: /dev/st0 (HowTos)