Bug 659 - mt command does not work correctly when using -f option
Summary: mt command does not work correctly when using -f option
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 577
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mt-st
Version: 5.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1998-12-30 22:58 UTC by avy
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-30 23:00:56 UTC

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Description avy 1998-12-30 22:58:24 UTC
The command "mt -f /dev/nst0 fsf 13" does not advance the
tape under release 5.2. Similarly "bsf 1" does not work.

Work around:
1. Symlink /dev/tape to /dev/nst0
   then "mt fsf 13" or
2. Replace /bin/mt of RedHat 5.2 with that of RedHat release

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1998-12-30 23:00:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 577 ***

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