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scsi_ready - do SCSI TEST UNIT READY on devices

SCSI_READY(8) SG3_UTILS SCSI_READY(8)

NAME

scsi_ready - do SCSI TEST UNIT READY on devices

SYNOPSIS

scsi_ready [ --brief] [--help] [--verbose] DEVICE [ DEVICE]*

DESCRIPTION

This bash shell script calls the sg_turs utility on each given DEVICE. This will send a SCSI TEST UNIT READY command to each DEVICE. Disks, tape drives and DVD/BD players amongst others may respond to this SCSI command.

OPTIONS

Arguments to long options are mandatory for short options as well.
-b, --brief
for each DEVICE given output a line containing either ' ready' or ' device not ready'. If DEVICE is not found or there is another serious error then an error message will appear instead.
-h, --help
print out the usage message then exit.
-v, --verbose
increase level or verbosity.

EXIT STATUS

The exit status of this script is 0 when it is successful. Otherwise the exit status is that of the last sg_turs utility called. See the sg3_utils(8) man page.

AUTHORS

Written by D. Gilbert Copyright © 2009-2013 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

sg_turs (sg3_utils)
May 2013 sg3_utils-1.36