Subject: Re: dump -a with DLT4000
To: john heasley <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/11/2004 13:21:39
On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 07:03:57PM -0800, john heasley wrote:
> Has anyone had success with dump -a to a DLT4000?  This is my first attempt
> using -a with this drive.  dump is bailing and offering only to options to
> abort or restart.
> 	dump -0u -b 126 -a -f /dev/nrst0 /dev/rld0f
> dump(8) indicates that some cartridge drives to not recognize EOM properly;
> wondering if this drive really is affected or if I just have a ghetto tape.

Did you use 'mt eew 1' first ? the st driver has this turned off by default.

Manuel Bouyer <>
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