scsi_ready - do SCSI TEST UNIT READY on devices
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
tape drives and DVD/BD players amongst others may respond to this SCSI
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
- -h, --help
- print out the usage message then exit.
- -v, --verbose
- increase level or verbosity.
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
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.