At 03:33 PM 7/30/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi Folks,
>
>I know I have seen this in the past, in a book or article or something;
>even made a note of it but of COURSE I can't find the note now...
>
>What is the method for checking a tapes volume id in a CL ?
>
>I thought you could use the CHKTAP command but I don't remember the way
>to have the CL receive the information that this command returns via the
>message it sends.

Simple, just try it.

CHKTAP sends a completion message of CPC6778.  The first ten bytes of the
message data is the device name.  The next six bytes is the volume ID.

Al




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