Subject: Re: Endless tape?
To: None <port-sparc@NetBSD.org>
From: Aaron J. Grier <email@example.com>
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." | firstname.lastname@example.org
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