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ch -- SCSI media changer driver
ch* at scsibus? target ? lun ?
The ch driver is essentially an ioctl(2) interface to a robot on a SCSI
bus - a device that will change media (e.g. tapes, CD-ROMs, etc) in and
out of drives for that media. The chio(1) utility program uses this
interface to manipulate such robots.
/dev/chu SCSI bus media changer unit u
ch%d: waiting %d seconds for changer to settle... Some changers require
a long time to settle out, to do tape inventory, for instance.
ch%d: offline The changer is not responding.
ch%d: warning, READ ELEMENT STATUS avail != count
ch%d: could not sense element address page
ch%d: could not sense capabilities page
chio(1), ioctl(2), cd(4), intro(4), scsi(4), st(4)
Jason R. Thorpe
NetBSD 9.0 June 10, 1998 NetBSD 9.0