[plug] Non-rewinding devices under Linux

Paul Wilson hooker at opera.iinet.net.au
Sat Oct 10 19:06:53 WST 1998

> From:           	"Paul Wilson" <hooker at opera.iinet.net.au>
> > Linux doesn't have the equivalent device, so how do I do the same
> *cough loadly and mutter "man st" *
> Could you take a close look at /dev/st* and /dev/nst* (/dev/nst is the no

> rewind version of /dev/st)
> I will leave it as an exercise for Paul to chase down whoever thought up
> silly naming convention.
> David Campbell


OK, I am now wearing sackcloth and ashes as required by convention!

I *did* look at the man page for 'mt' and found little help, but didn't
catch the 'n' prefix in /dev.


Many thanks,


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