Subject: Re: autoload flag for dump
To: Takahiro Kambe <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/18/2001 09:49:57
On Tue, Dec 18, 2001 at 10:07:16AM +0900, Takahiro Kambe wrote:
> In message <>
> 	on Wed, 12 Dec 2001 19:20:33 +0100,
> 	Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> > open the tape device until it succeeds. If after 2mn it can't open the
> > tape device it fall back to prompting the user.
> Should "2 minutes" be tunable?

I took 2mn because it's what solaris use. I'm not sure it really needs to be
tunable (it should never time out in normal use), but we can bump it if you
feel it's not enouth.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.