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

Chris Bell chrisbell at overview.demon.co.uk
Wed Jun 20 20:05:54 UTC 2007

On Wed 20 Jun, t.clarke wrote:

> problem.    As for powering down and up  this may or may not work   -  certainly
> scsi devices seem to have to be powered up when the system is booted, else the
> scsi adapter wont 'see' them.
   I have seen a suggestion that something like scsi_add on its own can
force the system to re-scan the SCSI BUS using Debian.

Chris Bell

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