Subject: Re: dump -a with DLT4000
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: john heasley <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/13/2004 11:13:59
Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 01:21:39PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer:
> 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.

Yes, that did it.  Sorry, I didnt find that hint in the mail archives until