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Date:      Fri, 2 Feb 2007 10:27:38 -0600
From:      Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
To:        Leigh Thomas <LeighT@metrum.co.uk>
Cc:        "'freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org'" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Tapecopy(1) Function Query
Message-ID:  <20070202162738.GB44511@dan.emsphone.com>
In-Reply-To: <6988708E9DF6D411892E0090278623A0010C7956@METNT1>
References:  <6988708E9DF6D411892E0090278623A0010C7956@METNT1>

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In the last episode (Feb 02), Leigh Thomas said:
> Will the above tapecopy facility copy a tape from one format to
> another? i.e. DAT to AIT for instance and does the format of the tape
> matter? i.e. will it copy a windows format tape?

You mean the tcopy command?  Yes, it can read from one tape drive type
and write to another, assuming the destination tape is not smaller than
the source :)  It really doesn't care; they're all the same from its
point of view.

-- 
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@allantgroup.com



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