[Ukfreebsd] FreeBSD and LTO 3 tape drives
andy at time-domain.co.uk
Fri Aug 16 08:00:57 BST 2013
Further to my message last night, these problems have now been resolved.
The sparse output from mt -f XXX status doesn't stop the tape drive from
actually working. And apparently we need to use the SCSI-generic device
names such as /dev/pass8 and /dev/pass9, etc with the mtx and tapeinfo
utilities. Also discovered FBSD's chio utility so I'm now well on my way
to a functioning system.
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