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-====== Tape backup ======+====== Storix ====== 
 +<note>As of mid 2011 we don't use Storix anymore.  The new HPC uses Amanda instead, as it is free, open-source software.</note>
  
 Tape backups are run manually __once per week__, __on Friday afternoon__.  We have four cassettes, each of which can hold seven tapes.  Our current tape backup needs are around ten tapes, so each pair has eleven tapes total just in case the size of the backups increases.  Each week we rotate the set of cassettes so that we always have a week of archived data. Tape backups are run manually __once per week__, __on Friday afternoon__.  We have four cassettes, each of which can hold seven tapes.  Our current tape backup needs are around ten tapes, so each pair has eleven tapes total just in case the size of the backups increases.  Each week we rotate the set of cassettes so that we always have a week of archived data.
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   Type:   Direct-Access                    ANSI SCSI revision: ffffffff</code>   Type:   Direct-Access                    ANSI SCSI revision: ffffffff</code>
      
 +==== Force tape location ====
 +<code>TAPE=/dev/sg0 mtx status</code>
 ==== /dev/st0 not ready ==== ==== /dev/st0 not ready ====
 Try to reset the library and drives from the front panel. Try to reset the library and drives from the front panel.