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RE: Tape Backup device not found error when using mt



Hi Mike,

Checked the entire file, did not see anything like st0 or tape.  Is there
another way?  like a device scanner?

Regards

-----Original Message-----
From: psyche-list-admin redhat com
[mailto:psyche-list-admin redhat com]On Behalf Of Martinez, Michael
Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2003 11:11 PM
To: psyche-list redhat com
Subject: Re: Tape Backup device not found error when using mt


Look thru /var/log/dmesg to see the device. It will tell you if its /dev/st0
or what.

Mike

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-----Original Message-----
From: support codefit com <support codefit com>
To: psyche-list redhat com <psyche-list redhat com>
Sent: Thu Sep 11 11:07:42 2003
Subject: Tape Backup device not found error when using mt

Hi,

I just installed a new tape backup unit in my RH 8 box and am trying to see
if it's installed OK.  Connected to an Adaptec SCSI card, it's a DLT Tape 4
unit.

I ran the below mt commands and got device not found error.

Do I need to set up mt to find, recognize or scan the drive first?  How
would I do that, man mt is pretty cryptic.

Thanks.

mt -f /dev/st0 rewind

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/st0 bs=1048576


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