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SubjectRe: Ftape w/ new TR-3EX tapes
Mike Wangsmo <wanger@mcn.net> writes:

> Should I be using a newer ftape than that of the one included with the
> kernel? I just got the tape drive last week, so I am kind of unfamiliar
> with everything related to the tape stuff. I also see that using mt, I
> can't position a tape in the Colorado T3000 tape drives. ANys suggestions
> here?

Yes, please try to use ftape-3.02 (see the http address contained in
the signature). Your tape drive still may not work, but I'm interested
in whether that `unknown tape format' error message vanishes with the
new version.

Sorry for the delayed response

Regards

Claus


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