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Message - EWIND


Nov 28, 2018

 

VM/CMS CP REWIND Command


REWIND returns a tape to the load point on a real tape drive


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A real tape drive attached to your VM at a virtual address will have the tape mounted
on it rewound to the load point ready for reading from the start of the volume.

REWIND vaddr

Where:

vaddr a virtual device address of the form cuu

Response:

REWIND NOT PERFORMED is given is the tape drive is not ready or as sometimes happens
the tape runs off the take-up reel due to a too short leader.


REWIND COMPLETE the tape is rewound and ready to be read from.









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