[Gllug] freeing a "busy" tape drive without rebooting

Martin A. Brooks martin at hinterlands.org
Wed Jun 20 14:51:40 UTC 2007

t.clarke wrote:
> I had a similar problem with a dodgytape in a SCSI DAT drive.
> The 'tape reset' command wouldn't do anything either.

I would have tried (forcibly) unloading the scsi tape module (st), power 
cycling the drive and then loading the module again.

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