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'mt' Fails with 'mt: Inappropriate ioctl for device' (Doc ID 1007327.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms



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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