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Gavin Seddon posted <1134048307.11094.4.camel@linuxstation
below, on Thu, 08 Dec 2005 13:25:07 +0000:
> I have a scsi tape with an initio controller. 'dmesg' sees initio 360p.
> But when I use mt I get
> ' mt -f /dev/st0 eject
> /dev/st0: No such device or address'
> Where will the tape be?
Well, /is/ there a /dev/st0?
If so, that's a problem, but it would appear it's saying there is no such
device, which indicates a problem with your device system. It could be
anything from not having that device driver compiled, to not having it
loaded if it's built as a kernel module, to having it loaded but it not
finding the device so it doesn't create a node, to some funniness with
udev, such that the device node isn't created, or is created in a
As I don't have such a device, it's a bit difficult to tell, from here,
but one think you could do would be a "find /dev/ -name st0". That would
at least tell you whether udev put the device in a subdir instead of the
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