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Type outtape:/outswitch = intape:/inswitch
File switches are:
/2 200 BPI
/5 556 BPI
/8 800 BPI
/A:n advance n files before operation
/B:n backspace n files before operation
/E even mode
/I IBM compatable mode
/R rewind before and after operation (default)
/U unload after operation
General switches are:
/C:n copy n files
/C copy to double EOF
/G proceed on errors
/N suppress automatic rewinds
/V:n verify n files
/V verify to double EOF
Neither /C nor /V defaults to /C/V. A count on either
/C or /V applies to both.
For example, to copy and verify a 556 tape from MTA1: to MTA2:,
Also, to copy and verify files 3-5 from M: to 4-6 on L:,
Density will be preserved across commands until tape is
unloaded or rewound. /A, /B, and /N suppress automatic /R.
/R without /A or /B restores automatic rewinds. Devices are
preserved across commands.
Spaces and tabs are ignored. Comments are preceeded by semi-colon.
Switches may be included in ( ).
To just position tapes, type
For example, to position MTA0: to the fourth file,
MTA0:/R/A:3 or MTA0:/R/A/A/A