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Re: [Bacula-devel] using the current tape


On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 7:23 AM, Dan Langille <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> If someone can elaborate, I'll post back to users@
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
>> From: Tilman Schmidt <t.schmidt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Date: November 6, 2008 5:23:53 AM EST
>> To: Dan Langille <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: bacula-users <bacula-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: Re: [Bacula-users] What new feature are you waiting for?
>>
>> Am 05.11.2008 22:03 schrieb Dan Langille:
>>> - Bacula has known how to use the current tape that is a drive for a
>>> long time
>>> now.  It is discouraged, but just a matter of configuration.
>>
>> I'm sorry but I'm starting to have serious doubts about that.
>> I have been trying for a long time and in many different ways
>> to get that to work, and each time I ask a question here why
>> my latest attempt doesn't work either, the answer is "post
>> config", "post log", and then: silence.
>> Surely if it really was just a matter of configuration then
>> somebody should know how to actually configure it?
>> And if it is discouraged, what is the recommended alternative?
>>

I do not think bacula will recycle the current tape if other tapes in
the pool are appendable.

John

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