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Re: tape drive device



On Sat, Apr 29, 2000 at 11:57:30AM -0400, Rob Lilley wrote:
> I've installed the "base" and standard" slink distributions, configured
> them and then went to do a tar archive to my Seagate 4mm SCSI tape drive.
> Bless me, there is no /dev/st0 to do this to.  Are they not supported?
> Do I have to add another package or rebuild the kernel to get this driver?

You do need to have both SCSI and SCSI tape support built into the
kernel (or loaded as modules).  You might look to see whether or not
there's a /lib/modules/<version>/st.o module on your system.

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