Subject: Re: restore(8)/tape quirk in 1.4?
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: Gandhi woulda smacked you <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/18/1999 16:40:20
On Sun, 16 May 1999, Hauke Fath wrote:

# [not exactly current-users, but close enough]
# Trying to restore(8) from a TDC4222 QIC tape drive on NetBSD/mac68k GENERIC
# 1.4 gives me

I find it interesting that you're getting this at all since QIC is
historically a streaming format, not a blocking one.

# $@st0: 10240-byte tape record too big for 8192-byte user buffer
# st0(ncrscsi0:5:0):  Check Condition on CDB: 0x08 00 00 20 00 00
#     SENSE KEY:  No Additional Sense
#                 Incorrect Length Indicator Set
#    INFO FIELD:  -2048
#      ASC/ASCQ:  No Additional Sense Information
# # restore -i -b10k -v -f /dev/nrst0
# restore: illegal blocksize -- 10k

	restore -i -b10 -v -f /dev/nrst0

# What is broken here -- my understanding of the matter or 1.4's tape handling?
# 	hauke

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