Re: 2.5.72: SCSI tape error handling

From: Bob Tracy (
Date: Fri Jun 20 2003 - 08:08:34 EST

Kai Makisara wrote:
> st does not currently return error for any write problems except when at
> EOT. The following one-liner fixes the bug (probably mangled by my mail
> client):
> (...)
> Thanks for the report.

Thank *you* for the fix! With disk drive capacities greatly
outstripping my budgetary ability to buy tape drives that are up to the
task, I don't know how much longer I'll consider tape to be a viable
backup option, but I can now hang in there a bit longer :-).

Bob Tracy                   WTO + WIPO = DMCA?
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