about tape drive and more
I have a scsi tape driver (SONY sdt-7000) on scsi adpater card. Linux detected the adapter card but i am out of idea to access the tape on the tape driver. And i dont know whether linux has taken tape driver also. i searched /dev file and found more than 10 files w filename starting w word "sdt". Is this the one? but it didnt worked. pls help this dude.
Also, i had hdfs formatted floppy which i realsied contained some very interestring docs. I tried to copy its contents to my hdd. mount failed saying hdfs not supported by kernel. so i did "tar xvf /dev/fd0" and wow..all the contents of floppy came into my local drive. But then i tried to copy it to another fd. but only few part got copied. whssa prob. pls help again,
pls give sols to two probs. thnx