BSD 2.11 - man page for ts (bsd section 4)
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ts - TS-11 magtape interface
NTS ts_drives # TS11
#Name Unit# Addr Vector Br Handler(s) # Comments
ts ? 172520 224 5 tsintr # ts11 driver
major device number(s):
minor device encoding:
bits 0003 specify TS drive
bit 0004 specifies no-rewind operation
bit 0010 ignored
The ts-11 combination provides a standard tape drive interface as described in mtio(4).
The ts-11 operates only at 1600 bpi, and only one transport is possible per controller.
/dev/MAKEDEV script to create special files
/dev/MAKEDEV.local script to localize special files
mt(1), tar(1), tp(1), mtio(4), ht(4), tm(4), dtab(5), autoconfig(8)
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
ts%d: not online. An attempt was made to access the tape while it was offline; this mes-
sage is written on the terminal of the user who tried to access the tape.
ts%d: hard error bn%d xs0=%b xs1=%b xs2=%b xs3=%b. A hard error occurred on the tape at
block bn; status registers 0-3 are printed in octal and symbolically decoded as bits.
ts%d: addr mod 4 != 0. The address of a TS-11 command packet was not on an even longword
If any non-data error is encountered on non-raw tape, it refuses to do anything more until
The device lives at the same address as a tm-11 tm(4).
3rd Berkeley Distribution January 28, 1988 TS(4)
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