Method Of Alerting Control Program Of Operator Manual Rewind Unload
Original Publication Date: 1981-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11
Once a tape reel has been mounted on a drive and becomes loaded and ready, the control program in the host is notified. In order to maintain the integrity of the data, the volume must not be removed until the control program has completed access (reading or writing) and issues a rewind unload.