Package mt-st

Tool for controlling tape drives

ftp://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/system/backup

The mt-st package contains the mt and st tape drive management
programs. Mt (for magnetic tape drives) and st (for SCSI tape devices)
can control rewinding, ejecting, skipping files and blocks and more.

Install mt-st if you need a tool to manage tape drives.

General Commands
Command Description
mt control magnetic tape drive operation
System Administration
Command Description
stinit initialize SCSI magnetic tape drives