Subject: Re: more st problems
To: Johnny Billquist <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/28/2003 16:03:29
> >     SENSE KEY:  Hardware Error
> >                 EOM Detected
> >      ASC/ASCQ:  ASC 0x44 ASCQ 0xaf
> >
> >
> > while mt eew was executed before dump
> Did you do a "mt eew" or "mt eew 1"?

mt eew

> > dump itself told "end of media detected" and "closing /dev/rst0" and
> > waited forever.
> > after kill -9 i still can't access /dev/rst0
> The driver is still closing, and until that is done, you will not be able
> to access the tape. kill -9 will not move the driver ahead. I'm even
> surprised that dump really exited. You normally cannot get a process to

fstat /dev/rst0 and nrts0 shows nothing use this. but mt status gives:

mt: /dev/nrst0: Input/output error

it's already 3 hours....

> disappear while it's in a system call, or in a driver. Are you sure you
> don't have any dump processes running? (dump forks off a bunch of