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TS(4)                 NetBSD/vax Kernel Interfaces Manual                TS(4)


NAME
ts -- TS-11/TSV-05 mag tape interface
SYNOPSIS
ts0 at uba? csr 0172520
DESCRIPTION
The TS-11/TSV-05 combination provides a standard tape drive interface as described in vax/mtio(4). The TS-11 operates only at 1600 BPI, and only one transport is possible per controller. The TS-11 is attached to an UNIBUS, and the TSV-05 is attached to a Q22 bus.
DIAGNOSTICS
ts%d: no write ring. An attempt was made to write on the tape drive when no write ring was present; this message is written on the terminal of the user who tried to access the tape. ts%d: not online. An attempt was made to access the tape while it was offline; this message is written on the terminal of the user who tried to access the tape. ts%d: error at bn%d. An error occurred on the tape at block bn; status register and controller state is printed in hex and decimal.
SEE ALSO
tar(1), vax/mt(1), vax/ht(4), vax/mt(4), vax/mtio(4), vax/tm(4), vax/ut(4)
HISTORY
The ts driver appeared in 4.1BSD. A new ts driver showed up in NetBSD 1.2.
BUGS
Lots of them. NetBSD 9.0 February 17, 2017 NetBSD 9.0
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