Subject: Re: Dumping to a DAT drive
To: None <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/10/1997 19:35:54
On 9 Apr 1997 22:51:20 -0000 wrote:

> If our SCSI tape drivers handle end of media, (or EOT or whatever it is)
> can dump be made smarter?

FreeBSD have added '-a' to dump for this, if you want some existing
practice (or even code!).

I just specify a very large tape size and don't worry about it.