> At 03:40 PM 9/30/2003, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> >Greetings,
> >I just finished installing FreeBSD 4.7 on my box.  My machine has an adaptec
> >host adapter and a SCSI Dat tape drive.  I expected to access my tape drive
> >through
> >the /dev/rmt device, but instead must use /dev/sa0 (I think this is right.
> >I'm going
> >from memory as I'm not at the machine right now).
> >
> >Is this the normal device to reference when reading/writing to the scsi dat
> >tape drive ?
> >
> >thanks,
> >-D
> My IBM DDS2 drive is attached to my onboard Adaptec SCSI port and it only 
> works when referred to as /dev/sa0. There are many /dev/listings for the 
> drive, however there are complaints with some software, like Bacula, when I 
> try to use the /dev/rsa0. So, I assume that /dev/sa0 is okay.

Well, I usually use /dev/nrsa0 to get the no-rewind device so I 
can put multiple dump files on the tape.


> Bob
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