Bug 691 - mt not 'fsf'ing through tapes. See description.
mt not 'fsf'ing through tapes. See description.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 276
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mt-st (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 1999-01-05 06:01 EST by jbtubnor
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-02-19 13:03:20 EST
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Description jbtubnor 1999-01-05 06:01:35 EST
Problem Report

RPM Package:  mt-st-0.5-1.rpm

Problem:  When issuing `mt -f /dev/nst0 fsf 2` command to
          my scsi tape drive, it wouldn't wind the tape
          forward.

Hardware: SCSI card - Adaptec 1540b using 1542 driver
	  DDS2 Tape Drive - ARCHIVE Python 28454-XXX Rev:
          4.44 (Sun)

Solution: Went to url below and obtained the latest mt,
          compiled and installed it.  Working fine now.

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http://metalab.unc.edu/pub/Linux/system/backup/mt-st-
0.5b.tar.gz

Extract from Readme file:

Changes in version 0.5b:
- corrected the bug that caused the command argument to be
ignored if option -f was used
- added #include <errno.h> to stinit.c (for glibc)
- density 0x45 (TR-4) added to known density list
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-02-19 13:03:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 276 ***

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