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Tape control commands

remote version of mt

Red Hat Linux also includes a remote version of mt named rmt. As with most of the so-called r commands, the use of rmt with rsh is not recommended in security-conscious environments. For such environments, OpenSsh can be used as a replacement for rsh.
Magnetic tape is a non-volatile storage medium consisting of a magnetic coating on a thin plastic strip. Nearly all recording tape is of this type, whether used for video, audio storage or general purpose digital data storage using a computer.
Linux uses the mt command to control magnetic tape drive operation. You need to use mt command when working with a tape drive. It allows you to reading and writing to tape.

The mount command mounts NFS shares on the client side. Its format is as follows:
# mount -t nfs -o options host:/remote/export /local/directory

This command uses the following variables: options: A comma-delimited list of mount options;
server
The hostname, IP address, or fully qualified domain name of the server exporting the file system you wish to mount
/remote/export

The file system or directory being exported from the server, that is, the directory you wish to mount
/local/directory
The client location where /remote/export is mounted