[Veritas-bu] Tape block size

2001-12-06 01:21:08
Subject: [Veritas-bu] Tape block size
From: nhunt AT lehman DOT com (Noel Lindsay Hunt)
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 15:21:08 +0900
I was running `tcopy' on a NetBackup tape and found that
the block size is very small, 1k. Is there some reason
for such a small block size? In the past I have always
use 32k blocks with ufsdump, in the belief that there
is less tape wasted. 1k would seem to imply a lot of
wasted tape.

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