Subject: Re: mt -f /dev/nrst0 [anything] -> ENODEV
To: Greywolf <email@example.com>
From: Matthew Jacob <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/02/2000 13:32:29
> On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> # Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 00:24:03 -0800 (PST)
> # From: Matthew Jacob <email@example.com>
> # To: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> # Cc: BSD Current Users <email@example.com>
> # Subject: Re: mt -f /dev/nrst0 [anything] -> ENODEV
> # Possibly. I could never get the 4200c to work when I was at Legato. The drive
> # is likely being seen okay, but I'll be basic 'mount' operations are
> # failing. Umm, do the usual drill with SCSIDEBUG to try and track down where
> # from stopen it's failing.
> Hm. Is there a utility which would let me send raw device commands down
> the pipe to the device, or is this not supported at the moment?
Umm... you can try and open the control mode device, but it will still try and
mount the tape (it just won't failit in control mode). Then you can use, oh,
what's that package that is available for sending general commands in NetBSD?
Jason knows- look in pkgsrc.
> [Probably not, but I thought I'd ask. Well, over to SCSIDEBUG.
> It's severely baffling, though!]