How to persist tape configuration

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Fri Nov 11 16:41:51 UTC 2011

In the last episode (Nov 10), Andrea Venturoli said:
> I need to set my tape with:
> mt comp off.
> After a reboot I need to do this again.
> I could write a script and place it in /usr/local/etc/rc.d, but I'm just 
> wondering if there's already something standard in /etc.

A quick grep doesn't come up with anything.  An rc.d script is probably your
best bet.  You might be able to do it with a devd.conf entry, too.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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