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Re: mt LTO 6 Unknown type of tape device AND online status not correct

On Jun 28 10:19, Timo Maier wrote:
> Hello Corinna,
> yes, pls send me the DLL, I will try.

Thanks for testing!

Turns out the drive in question returns a non-standard error code,
ERROR_NOT_READY rather than ERROR_NO_MEDIA_IN_DRIVE to indicate that no
media is present.  This error code is not documented as a valid return
value for GetTapeStatus on MSDN.  I pushed a patch to handle this
error code and uploaded new developer snapshots with this patch to

Please use the snapshot DLL for the time being if you need access to
your drive from Cygwin.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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