Subject: Re: Endless tape?
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/07/2003 18:16:24
On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 12:52:31PM -0700, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> You have to set an option to get early warning detection-
> ST_ENABLE_EARLYWARN in your kernel config file, or use 'mt' to set it.
> Otherwise you go to hard physical EOT.
> This was a requirement forced on me.

by whom?  it seems a rediculous default since it violates the principal
of least surprise.

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
  "Isn't an OS that openly and proudly admits to come directly from Holy
   UNIX better than a cheap UNIX copycat that needs to be sued in court
   to determine what the hell it really is?"  --  Michael Sokolov