Leading "X" in SCSI Address

Leading "X" in SCSI Address

Post by Bill Gom » Fri, 29 Mar 2002 03:11:10

Has anyone ever seen a leading "X" before in a SCSI address?
rmt0           Available 00-07-A1-0,0 5.0 GB 8mm Tape Drive
rmt1           Available 00-07-A1-1,0 5.0 GB 8mm Tape Drive
rmt2           Available X0-04-00-4,0 Differential SCSI 8mm Tape Drive

This is a IBM 7208 model 341 20GB External 8mm tape drive attached to
a 4024 SCSI card.

There is no problems with using rmt2 for tar or cpio but it can not be
used in an application and I think that it might be because of the
leading "X" in the address. I might be wrong.

So if someone knows what this mean please let me know.

Bill Gomez


1. Guide to "X", "Open" and "Objects"

   Thanks for the clarifying article, but you got this one wrong.

OpenStep is an X-Windows GUI API with Display PostScript imaging

   It will probably be first delivered by SUN under Solaris as port of
project DOE (Distributed Objects Everywhere).  The next major release
of NeXTSTEP (the OS) for PCs, HPPA, and SPARC will conform to the
OpenStep API standard.  One also expects OpenStep from DEC for OSF/1.
There's also a GNUStep project in the works.


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