DAT tape drive compatibility with FreeBSD?
mike at pcmedx.com
Tue Jul 22 02:29:34 PDT 2003
> I was just wondering what tape drives (DAT) people use with FreeBSD for
> backup? I was thinking of a HP Superstore DAT 40I. Any experiences with
> that? Has anyone got the One Button Disaster Recovery function working
> in FreeBSD?
I don't know about OBDR, but your drive will otherwise work fine. I use a
Surestore 12000e (DDS2 autoloader) with no problems.
> I didn't see FreeBSD on the HP's compatilibity table
> but I don't think that is a issue though?
I noticed this myself. There probably isn't enough of a customer base to
justify *BSD support.
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