Subject: Re: Streamer problem
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: George Robbins <email@example.com>
Date: 06/25/1997 05:48:59
> From: "Eric Delcamp" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Current NetBSD" <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
> Subject: Streamer problem
> Date: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 11:23:51 +0200
> I have not found this problem on the FAQ, so :
> When trying to use my streamer on NetBSD/Amiga, I got theses messages :
> /netbsd: st0(atzsc0:2:0): illegal request, data = 00 00 00 00 00 00
> /netbsd: st0: cannot set select mode.
> found end of tape. Load next tape and press RETURN.
> This is a newly inserted tape, rewinded.
> Streamer is an ARCHIVE VIPER 150 Model 2105S Rev E.
> I get a strange density when query with 'mt status' (0x00).
> I also couldn't get 150Mb tape, and I use 525Mb DC6525 (1020 feet)
> Any problems for this ?
I don't think you can expect this to work, tapes from different
"generations" of drive densities are often not compatible and
you may run into problems with tape recognition or writing.