Subject: Re: problem with HP 35480 DAT
To: Dave Cornejo <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/10/1994 21:03:36
On Sat, 10 Dec 1994 20:36:13 -0800 (PST) 
 Dave Cornejo <> wrote:

 > I am trying to connect an HP 35480 DAT to my NetBSD 1.0 (i386 on a
 > 486DX2-66, BT445C SCSI) system.  The SCSI code picks it up at LUN 5.
 > I insert a tape the lights flash green and then it ejects the tape.
 > attempts to access the drive at st0 or rst0 yield a "not ready" error
 > (obviously, there's no tape :) and this on the console log:

Hmmm...I have an HP35450A DAT on my hp380.  I only ejects tapes when they 
have an obvious error at the beginning...

Is yours one of the ``media recognition'' drives?

Jason R. Thorpe                      758-2003
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