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 (Section 1)
mt
This manual page documents the tape control program mt. mt performs the given operation, which must be one of the tape operations listed below, on a tape drive...
System Administration (Section 8)
stinit
This manual page documents the tape control program stinit can used to initialize SCSI tape drive modes at system startup, after loading the tape driver as...