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Re: mt returns no status of hp c1537a
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2002 14:20:44 +0200
- Subject: Re: mt returns no status of hp c1537a
- References: <3D29C334.3604C748@cdc-gmbh.de>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mon, Jul 08, 2002 at 06:52:04PM +0200, Karl-Heinz Stefani wrote:
> last week i've made my first steps with cygwin mt and tried it on
> an hp c1559a dds-2 drive which worked just fine with status and all.
> today i've replaced this drive by an hp c1573a dds-3.
> mt still seems able to access the drive, since
> $ mt -f /dev/nst0 offline
> ejects the media, however
> $ mt -f /dev/nst0 status
> only gives
> mt: /dev/nst0: Invalid argument
Weird. Can you still access the old drive? Does it still work there?
Does the behaviour perhaps change depending of whether a tape is in
the drive or not?
> as result. Same thing for /dev/nst0 and \\\\.\\tape0.
Don't use that in Cygwin.
> (I'm using the latest (updated jul. 07.) version of cygwin (and mt) on
> win xp.)
Ditto, are you sure running Cygwin 1.3.12-2 and mt 2.0.1-1?
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