Using the DLT drives on colossus

General Guide to GB Computing Tape Drives

The device name of the Tandberg DLT7000 is:
  • /dev/nst1

For DLTtape IV, density defaults to 35.0GB native or 70.0GB (assuming 2:1 compression) with compression on.

See manual for density information on other media.

You can visit or click here for a pdf file of the documentation.

Blank DLT tapes are available for data transport from Pete Chestnut (extension 2296).


Last modified: Monday July 15, 2002