Manually erasing a tape?

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AndersG
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Manually erasing a tape?

Post by AndersG » November 21st, 2013, 11:07 am

Hi!

I have ended up with two tapes that have the same name. How to I relabel? I have tried erasing the tape manually, by:

$ sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/nst0 bs=512 count=10

But it does not seem to help.

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Re: Manually erasing a tape?

Post by cliogp » December 2nd, 2013, 4:14 pm


AndersG
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Re: Manually erasing a tape?

Post by AndersG » December 2nd, 2013, 4:47 pm

Thanks. I will try

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