Summary:Sun OS 4.1.3 and Exabyte 8500 tape drive

From: Nikul Raval <>
Date: Mon Jun 02 2003 - 18:38:11 EDT
Thanks folks for taking time out to respond.  As suggested by a lot of you, I
tried "rst" and it works. Man on "st" was a big help too.
I'm using /dev/nrst8 as my device.

>How do I check which tape device (dev/rmt?) will work with SunOS4.1.3 with
Exabyte 8500 8mm(5GB Native) tape drive?
>I did a man on dump and it says /dev/rmt8 is default but I get error "cannot
open Volume".
>I look at the listing in my Solaris 2.5 book (don't have SunOS book) and device
for that Exabyte is /dev/rmt/0m
>but that does not exist on SunOS. How do I use the tape drive with SunOS?
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