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From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...>
Subject: Re: Re: initio seen, mt -f doesn't work
Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 08:13:52 -0700
Gavin Seddon posted <1134053851.11094.7.camel@linuxstation
>, excerpted
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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