Subject: Re: Seagate STT3401A ATAPI tape not working
To: Stephen Borrill <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/15/2003 22:52:31
On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 11:12:23AM +0100, Stephen Borrill wrote:
> I've been using Seagate travan drives for a long while under NetBSD, but
> only since 1.6 have I attempted to use the ATAPI version as opposed to
> The 10/20 drives work OK (STT20000), though setting hardware compression
> seems to fail (mt compress 1 gives Operation not supported by device).
> However, the 20/40GB drives (STT3401A) don't work under NetBSD 1.6.1 or
> -current. They work fine under Windows 2000 using the Seagate diagnostics.
> Trying to write a tar file (cd /; tar -cpl .) gives the following
> immediately and the tar exits with status 3:
> tar: only wrote 5120 of 10240 bytes to /dev/rst0
> This is followed by a kernel message:
> st0: WARNING: cannot revert to default density
No other error messages from kernel ?
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference