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From: Gavin Seddon <gavin.m.seddon@×××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Re: initio seen, mt -f doesn't work
Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 16:40:34
Message-Id: 1134059890.10916.3.camel@linuxstation
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Re: initio seen, mt -f doesn't work by Duncan <>
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>, 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? > > -- > Duncan - List replies preferred. No HTML msgs. > "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master -- > and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman in > > >
-- Dr Gavin Seddon School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, U.K. -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list