Bug 78397 - Eject failure on Qualstar TLS-4222 library
Eject failure on Qualstar TLS-4222 library
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mtx (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-11-22 04:57 EST by Toralf
Modified: 2013-07-02 18:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-08 10:50:08 EDT
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Description Toralf 2002-11-22 04:57:06 EST
Description of Problem:
mtx fails to eject tape on Qualstar TLS-4222, when issuing "mtx next" or "mtx
unload"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.2.16-2

How Reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mtx -f /dev/sg0 first
2. mtx -f /dev/sg0 next
3. mtx -f /dev/sg0 unload

Actual Results:
First tape loaded, but never unloaded (not by "next", not by "unload") - the
loader will (and I quote) "happily sit there snapping the robot arm's claws
around thin air trying to grab a tape that's not there".

Expected Results:
First tape loaded; 1st tape unloaded and 2nd loaded; 2nd tape loaded.

Additional Information:
'mt offline' does not work.	

Tape may be unloaded via the library's front panel.
Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2004-11-03 01:21:30 EST
Toralf, does mtx refuse to eject tape with mtx-1.2.18? Unfortunately I
don't have such tape drive so I cannot test whether it's fixed or not.
Can you please test the latest mtx for me?

http://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz/pub/fedora/development/SRPMS/mtx-1.2.18-5.src.rpm

thanks,
Jindrich
Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2005-09-08 10:50:08 EDT
Closing due to user inactivity.

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