Beast beast at i6x.org
Wed Feb 16 11:37:14 UTC 2005

Paul Howarth wrote:
> /dev/nst0) for that; if you used a rewinding device node then the tape 
> would be rewound after writing each file to the tape and the next file 
> would overwrite the one just written.

Thanks Paul, I still have a question.

If I have new tape (or old but unused tape), should it need to be 
formated first or just erase/overwrite is suficient? Is there any 
standard file format for tape drive?

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