Subject: st0 bogus "Device busy"
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Roland McGrath <email@example.com>
Date: 12/05/1994 19:36:07
I am using a kernel compiled from yesterday's sources, on an i486 with
an uha (ultrastor 34f) SCSI controller, and an IBM exabyte tape drive.
Not long after booting, I did "tar -f /dev/rst0 -xv" (which worked
ok). Since that finished, every attempt to access st0 gets me "Device
busy"; there is no process (I know of) still alive that has the device
open. There is a console message "st0: Already open". I'm not sure
which attempt produced the msg (since it arrived on a different
virtual terminal); I did several "mt -f /dev/nrst0 status", rewind,
tar, etc.--all get "Device busy".
Anyone seen this problem?