Subject: Re: restore(8)/tape quirk in 1.4?
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: Gandhi woulda smacked you <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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?
NetBSD: May the Source be with you.