Thanks to Michael Baumann for providing this timely solution
and to the rest of you for your helpful responses.
> > One of my users has been tasked with verifying some 200 +
> > tapes on which data that we've paid for supposedly
> > resides. She was able to do this just fine under sun/os
> > using copytape -m -f /dev/nrst0, however this doesn't
> > work under solaris. I called apunix and they came up with a
> > fix-unfortunately it's specific to their device driver (and possibly
> > their tape drives) which is are not installed on this machine.
> > The device driver costs big bucks and probably wouldn't
> > wouldn't work with her drive anyway.
> There is a known (note I did not say *well* known :) ) glitch in
> the file positioning code under solaris when compared to SunOS.
> Now, I don't recognize copytape, but I do recognize that you
> are using the no-rewind verison of the device. Try this device name
> instead of the one you are probably using:
> The b says to use berkely semantics on the tape positioning code.
> hope this helps.
> Michael Baumann
> Electus Technology Inc. / Loma Linda University Medical Center
> San Bernardino, California. (909)799-8308 |Internet: email@example.com
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