Subject: Re: kern/7211: st driver locks tape in drive for no-rewind device
To: None <,>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/06/2001 15:21:36
Greg- you write:

>I'd just like to emphasize that the "prevent media removal" bit
>shouldn't be turned off arbitrarily on some kinds of devices, such as
>most cartridge tapes, if at all possible, *unless* the tape truly is at
>the BOT mark.

I don't think st_unmount should be called, but I see nothing wrong
with allowing media removal even if not at BOT. Otherwise, many
changers have problems. Why do you say this is really something to