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root is in tape group. I cannot use mt as a user anyway. I can't see
initio in 'dmesg' anymore, also??
On Thu, 2005-12-08 at 08:13 -0700, Duncan wrote:
> Gavin Seddon posted <1134053851.11094.7.camel@linuxstation
> below, on Thu, 08 Dec 2005 14:57:31 +0000:
> >>> But when I use mt I get
> >>> ' mt -f /dev/st0 eject
> >>> /dev/st0: No such device or address'
> > Yes /dev/st0 is there. How should I start the device, as far as I
> > remember I built all scsi modules into the kernel. Gavin.
> If you have a /dev/st0, the next question is why that error message says
> you don't. It's likely a permissions thing. I don't have a tape backup
> machine, so I don't know much about the command set or how it is run, but
> can you run it as root? Does the error change?
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> "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
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Dr Gavin Seddon
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University of Manchester
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