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What is the unix command for ejecting a tape as mt rewoffl doesn't eject it out of the machine

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SOURCE: My Drive will not eject the tape

I waited about 5 minutes and ejected the tape. It works.
Thanks for tips.

Posted on May 02, 2008

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you need to get to the underside of the tape drive itself, there is usually a manual tape release mechanism built in however it usually requires the user to wind the tape off off the spools until it is fully disengaged from the spool and then to unload the tape there are usually magnetic servos and lever arms that need to be moved to release the tape itself, without being able to see the drive myself I could not begin to explain further as each manufacturer's mechanism is different, however the tape release looks like a recessed screw on the underside.

it is possible that if you manage to rewind the tape using the manual release, that reconnecting the drive may allow the drive to eject the tape using the eject button on the front panel

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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This can be a problem. First try rebooting the machine, and holding the eject button when you hear the startup tone. Hopefully, that will force-eject it.
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My suggestion would be to buy a new drive/library!

Failing that try sending the drive to www.tape-drive-repair.com who should be able to help - but these Mammoth drives are so awful they almost sent exabyte bust so i wouldnt invest too much money in keeping it going. Better to upgrade to an HP LTO4 desktop and cut your losses - Again these guys should be able to help with an upgrade

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Note: Do not repeatedly press the eject button as this can cause damage to the tape and the tape drive.

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