You need an inexpensive, easy to use, tape
backup solution for your e-smith server and gateway.
IDE TBU Hardware:
Step 1- Hardware Set-up:
Place your hard drive(s) on IDE0 connected to an 80 wire, 40 pin UDMA
IDE cable. Connect your tape drive and CD-ROM on IDE1 using a
standard 40 pin IDE cable..
Step 2 - Using SSH:
Follow your server's manual and use an
SSH client to connect to the server command line. Some good SSH
clients are puTTY,
MindTerm or TeraTermSSH.
Step 3 - Testing your tape drive:
To test your tape drive issue the
# mt -f /dev/st0 status
SCSI 2 tape drive:
File number=-1, block number=-1, partition=0.
Tape block size 512 bytes. Density code 0x47 (unknown to this mt).
Soft error count since last status=0
General status bits on (1010000):
Step 4 - Performing a backup/restore:
See How to