Each entry provides a value that defines a magtape drive.
Name—Name of this magtape drive.
a—The pathname to the device in the system. This string may be up to 128 characters long.
The following are some sample [MagTapes] sections on various platforms:
[MagTapes] 47~\\.\TAPE0 48~\\.\TAPE1 57~\\.\TAPE0 58~\\.\TAPE1
On UNIX® or Linux:
[MagTapes] 47=/dev/st0 48=/dev/st1 49=/dev/st0l 50=/dev/st1l 51=/dev/st0a 52=/dev/st1a
As described above.
On the page System Administration > Configuration > Device Settings > Magnetic Tape Devices is a list of existing magnetic tape devices. Select Create New Mag Tape, Edit, or Delete to modify the list.