Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Brett Johnson <brett@××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] initio seen, mt -f doesn't work
Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 15:03:01
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] initio seen, mt -f doesn't work by Gavin Seddon
On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 01:25:07PM +0000, Gavin Seddon wrote:
> Hi, > 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? > Thanks. > >
First thing I would check is the output of dmesg, you may need to reboot depending on how many messages were added since the last reboot. You should some entries where the kernel detectes the drive (by model number) and assigns it a device name (st0). As an example, look for your primary hard drive entry (hda, hde, sda etc). There should be a similar entry for st0 after it detects the tape drive. If not, that most likely means the kernel is missing some required driver(s). It sounds like you have the scsi adapter configured and loaded, do you have scsi tape support configured and loaded (if a moduled)? -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-amd64] initio seen, mt -f doesn't work Billy Holmes <billy@××××××.net>