Subject: Re: more SCSI preference questions...
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/21/1997 01:31:14
Erik E. Fair  , Time Keeper <> wrote:
> 1. if you use an ioctl, software (e.g. dump, tar, mt) must be modified to
> take advantage.

Not necessarily... you could use 'mt' to disable/enable compression for
a given tape. (I think some penguin-possessed OSs do this too).


Hubert Feyrer <>