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Today, we are going to be discussing how to make sure data stored on a tape cannot be overwritten. For many companies, tapes are the best way to store their bulk of data because it is simply more cost effective than other storage methods such as hard disk drives. Tapes can hold up to 128TB of data and they use less power than a hard drive. The only problem with them is that when you write onto a tape, you have no guarantee that any data will still be there when someone else tries reading from it in the future; this is known as “overwriting.” There are ways around this though! We’ll cover these 11 steps below 🙂 1) Use the command ‘mt’ which stands for magnetic tape There are many ways to protect your data so that it cannot be overwritten. One of the best is by using magnetic tapes; this is why we will primarily focus on them throughout this article! The first thing you need to do when writing onto a tape is use the command ‘mt’ which stands for magnetic tape. This tells Linux and Unix operating systems what media type they should expect, including choosing an appropriate device such as SCSI or IDE devices in order to write to the hard disk drive. Without specifying a media type with mt then most command line tools will default to floppy disks rather than tapes, meaning any data written there would not be protected from being overwritten. The next step after installing mt into your computer’s


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