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Re: Tape support on cygwin
On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 09:18:52AM +0200, Bruno DELFOSSE wrote:
> I installed cygwin 1.1.8-2 on a Win 2000 SP1 OS, and I wanted to use my
> Archive Python SCSI DAT tape drive .... but when I tried to mount the
> device as indicated in the user guide (mount //./tape0 /dev/st0) I got
> an error as /dev/st0 does not exist (same thing for nst0). Do I have to
> to something to declare it ? Or did the name change ?
_When_ do you get that message? When trying to read? It's a NT
problem. The default block size is set to 512 bytes by the OS
which is not the typical blocksize of other OSes. set the
blocksize to the known value of your tapes (mt setblk 5120 or
whatever) or set it to variable blocksize (mt selblk 0).
Then try again.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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