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SG_READ_BLOCK_LIMITS

SG_READ_BLOCK_LIMITS

Section: SG3_UTILS (8) Updated: June 2009
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NAME

sg_read_block, limits - sends a SCSI READ BLOCK LIMITS command  

SYNOPSIS

sg_read_block_limits [--help] [--hex] [--raw] [--verbose] [--version] DEVICE  

DESCRIPTION

Send a SCSI READ BLOCK LIMITS command to DEVICE and outputs the response. This command is defined for tape (drives) and its description is found in the SSC documents at http://www.t10.org .  

OPTIONS

Arguments to long options are mandatory for short options as well.
-h, --help
output the usage message then exit.
-H, --hex
output response in hex (rather than decode it).
-r, --raw
output response in binary to stdout.
-v, --verbose
increase the level of verbosity, (i.e. debug output).
-V, --version
print the version string and then exit.
 

EXIT STATUS

The exit status of sg_read_block_limits is 0 when it is successful. Otherwise see the sg3_utils(8) man page.  

AUTHORS

Written by Douglas Gilbert.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <dgilbert at interlog dot com>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2009 Douglas Gilbert
This software is distributed under a FreeBSD license. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

SEE ALSO

sg3_utils(sg3_utils)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXIT STATUS
AUTHORS
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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