> We have this scsci-tapedrive here, and I needed to rewind my
> automatically in a script. (I haven't compiled mt yet..)
> Now, when I use cat /dev/null > /dev/rmt0, will that do any harm
> the data on the tape? (I guess it will, if it's in the middle of
> f.x. a tar-file).
> Is there any better way to do this in an 'easy' way with the
> utils or commands?
i don't know, but in a lot of unix-derivaten is a command mt
mt -f /dev/rmt0 rewind will rewind your tape.
i think in linux will be a command like this also.
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