Subject: SCSI Tape Q's
To: None <>
From: Todd Gruhn <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/10/2003 03:55:09
I started sticking tape cartridges into my Exabyte 8700
and when I typed 'mt -f /dev/nrst0 fsf 1' it returned
fsf: Input/Output error

So I did mt -f /dev/nrst0 status and got:
SCSI tape drive, residual=0
ds=3 <Mounted>
er=6 <>
blocksize: 0 (0, 0, 0, 0)
curr file number:0
curr block number: 0

if I look at /var/log/message I find:
st0: (ahc1:0:2:0) Check condition on CDB:
  0x11 01 00 00 01 00
  # Not there when I boot ...

The ZIP drive which is on the end of the tape still talks, and 
can be mounted (both are external and daizy chained)

Any advice would be helpful 

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