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comp.unix.aix Frequently Asked Questions (Part 2 of 5)
Section - 1.212: How do I speed up backups to DLT tapes?

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DLT tapes need high data rates to stay in streaming mode. To achieve
higher data rates, use a variable length block size by setting the fixed
length block size to zero. Also use a buffer size of about 64KB for
backup (128 blocks for tar).

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