Bug 659 - mt command does not work correctly when using -f option
mt command does not work correctly when using -f option
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 577
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mt-st (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1998-12-30 17:58 EST by avy
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-30 18:00:56 EST
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Description avy 1998-12-30 17:58:24 EST
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 18:00:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 577 ***

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