freebsd at nagilum.org
Sun Jun 12 09:17:24 GMT 2005
Jonathan Belson wrote:
> I've written a small script that backs up data to a tape, rewinds it,
> then reads back the data that was stored as a test.
> The problem I've run into is that 'mt rewind' is asynchronous, and
> subsequent tape operations will fail until the rewind operation has
> Is there a way to find out when the tape has finished rewinding, or at
> least to rewind synchronously? The drive is an ATA Seagate STT2401A.
How about simply accessing the rewinding version of the device? (e.g.
/dev/st0 instead of /dev/nst0)
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