Subject: Re: Reading DLT does not stream?
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/05/2004 17:07:58
Jukka Marin wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 10:15:29AM -0700, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
> > try playing with the blocksize IE:
> > 
> > dd if=/dev/rst1 of=/dev/null bs=64k
> > dd if=/dev/rst1 of=/dev/null bs=512k
> > dd if=/dev/rst1 of=/dev/null bs=1024k
> No change, it keeps rewinding no matter what the bs is.

I'm just browsing this thread and don't think I saw a reply to this.
You should be using /dev/nrst1 (note the 'n') if you don't want
rewind-on-close.  This works fine on my DLT4000 here.

Simon Burge                            <>
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