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SubjectRe: idetape broke in 2.4.x-2.4.9-ac5 (write OK but not read) ide-scsi works in 2.4.4
> From: Mikael Pettersson <>
> Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2001 11:15:07 +0200
> Cc:,

> > By the way, why does everyone insist on using ide-tape?
> > It seems to be broken beyond any repair by injection of
> > lethal poison marked "OnStream Support" (not that it was brilliant
> > before, but that was the last nail in the coffin). Just use ide-scsi
> > and be done with it. I really do not enjoy reading ide-tape.c.
> I agree that ide-tape.c looks like a buggy piece of cr*p, but apart
> from that, what would I gain from using scsi tape on top of ide-scsi?
> Would it magically work on broken Colorados?

Umm... I hope someone else would fix ide-scsi when it breaks :)

I fixed Colorado, but it's certainly not the last bug.
Frist, DMA must be off, and it is often on by default.
Second, Dell QA already filed a new tapemark related bug...

-- Pete
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