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Bug 78397

Summary: Eject failure on Qualstar TLS-4222 library
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Toralf <bugzilla>
Component: mtxAssignee: Jindrich Novy <jnovy>
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Toralf 2002-11-22 09:57:06 UTC
Description of Problem:
mtx fails to eject tape on Qualstar TLS-4222, when issuing "mtx next" or "mtx
unload"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.2.16-2

How Reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mtx -f /dev/sg0 first
2. mtx -f /dev/sg0 next
3. mtx -f /dev/sg0 unload

Actual Results:
First tape loaded, but never unloaded (not by "next", not by "unload") - the
loader will (and I quote) "happily sit there snapping the robot arm's claws
around thin air trying to grab a tape that's not there".

Expected Results:
First tape loaded; 1st tape unloaded and 2nd loaded; 2nd tape loaded.

Additional Information:
'mt offline' does not work.	

Tape may be unloaded via the library's front panel.

Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2004-11-03 06:21:30 UTC
Toralf, does mtx refuse to eject tape with mtx-1.2.18? Unfortunately I
don't have such tape drive so I cannot test whether it's fixed or not.
Can you please test the latest mtx for me?

http://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz/pub/fedora/development/SRPMS/mtx-1.2.18-5.src.rpm

thanks,
Jindrich

Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2005-09-08 14:50:08 UTC
Closing due to user inactivity.