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machine doesn't know it has a tape drive

    Date: Tue, 28 May 91 14:13:33 EDT
    From: mwilliam@hawk.ulowell.edu (Marian Williams)


    We just received a 3675 as a donation from a local company.  When we
    try to read a tape (for instance during a Restore Distribution) we
    get a message that says:

	"There is no magnetic tape hardware on HOST"

    But there *is*.  And it's registered as a service in the host's
    namespace object.  Anybody have a clue what the message means?

    Thank you --

    Marian Williams
    williams@ulowell.edu        (no 'm' after williams)
    williamsm@raven.ulowell.edu (this one has an 'm' after williams)

    [I posted this message last week, but it seems to have been lost.
    Apologies to anybody who gets it twice.]

Make sure that the tape drive is both connected and power up. Then:

(let ((tape:*cart-lock* T)
      (tape:*tape-drives-cached* nil))