'mt' Fails with 'mt: Inappropriate ioctl for device'
(Doc ID 1007327.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2016
Applies to:Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
The "mt" command fails with the following message:
The "probe-scsi" command reports that the new tape drive is connected to the SCSI bus at the correct address, yet nothing can be written to the tape drive and "mt status" fails.
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