From: bill claussen <elecdata_at_kcinter.net>
Date: Wed Mar 21 00:36:37 2001

Hi Edwin,

I tried the ctape command and the wheel is definately slipping. Thanks for
the info!


"Edwin P. Groot" wrote:

> Hi Bill,
> Try the CTAPE command. This stands for 'condition tape', and will
> wind the tape one way, then wind it back. If that works, then the
> ERASETAPE command will initialize your tape for storing data. The REWIND
> command will take you to the first data block.
> If you get any STALL errors, the 'rubber wheel' is probably slipping.
> Edwin
> At 09:35 PM 3/19/2001 -0800, you wrote:
> >Well the system is just a basic system, all the slots are empty, doing a
> >catalogue of the tape doesn't work, but it does recal the tape. give an
> error.
> >checking the tape drive capstan and the rubber wheel appears to be okay,
> it may
> >infact be the tape. anyone know how to make it do a retention?
> >
> >Thanks in advance for all your help!
> >
> >Sincerely,
> >
> >Bill
Received on Wed Mar 21 2001 - 00:36:37 GMT

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