The Floppy Tape sub-system isn't supported in FreeBSD versions 3 and
above. A few of us have tried to get it working again without much luck.
I got it as far as recognizing the tape drive during boot (but lost my
floppy drive in the process).
AFAIK FreeBSD doesn't support proprietary tape cards but I haven't really
looked recently so someone correct me if I'm wrong. I believe your
current tape drive options are limited to atapi (on ide controller) and
> Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2000 05:28:37 GMT
> Newsgroups: comp.unix.bsd.freebsd.misc
> Subject: Connor Tape.stor 1700 tape drive QIC-3020
> I'm trying to modify the kernel to use this Connor tape drive. It came
> with it's own interface card. I tried putting it on the secondary floppy
> without using the interface card.
> configured the kernel: tape ft1 at fdc0 drive 1
> No Joy. Kernel does not probe it.
> Do I need to use the interface card?
> Any Ideas?
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