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Hung AIT drive

Cole Tuininga <colet at> asks:
> The problem is that on a
> somewhat frequent basis, the tape drive "locks up". ...  If
> I don't power cycle the tape drive, all mt commands will just hang
> and not even respond to a kill -9.

What kind of bus (single-ended is most common) do you have and do you have it
terminated correctly?  Usually you need an external resistive terminator that
you plug into the cable; drives usually do not contain internal termination.


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