Summary: 7-14GB tape drive compression

From: Ying He (
Date: Wed Nov 05 1997 - 07:27:25 CST

Original question:

> I am using Data Backup Utility(nwadmin) and set up unix compress mode,
> I have 7-14 GB unipack tape dirve, it never go up to 7 GB. How can I
> set up
> to use 14 GB? I di dnot find any switches and button on the tape
> drive.

The answer is: use device name /dev/rmt/0hbn ( I was using 0mbn before).

I am using Solaris 2.5.1.

I believe 0cbn should work also.

Thanks for all the people who responsed.


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