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Re: [SLUG] What on earth does IM_REP_EN mean?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] What on earth does IM_REP_EN mean?
- From: umug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 21:11:21 +1000
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Jamie Wilkinson <jaq@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> mt status gives a bunch of useful information, so therefore IM_REP_EN can't
> be some superfluous status flag designed to lead people astray. Does anyone
> know what it means?
GMT_IM_REP_EN(x): Immediate report mode. This bit is set if
there are no guarantees that the data has been physi-
cally written to the tape when the write call returns.
It is set zero only when the driver does not buffer data
and the drive is set not to buffer data.