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SG_READ_BLOCK_LIMITS(8)		   SG3_UTILS	       SG_READ_BLOCK_LIMITS(8)

NAME
       sg_read_block_limits - send SCSI	READ BLOCK LIMITS command

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

DESCRIPTION
       Send a SCSI READ	BLOCK LIMITS command to	DEVICE	and  outputs  the  re-
       sponse.	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.

       -R, --readonly
	      open DEVICE in read-only mode. The default  is  to  open	it  in
	      read-write mode.

       -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.

EXAMPLES
       It is usually okay to use no options. Here is  an  invocation  (on  the
       first  line  following the "#" command prompt) followed by some typical
       output:

	  # sg_read_block_limits /dev/st0
       Read Block Limits results:
	       Minimum block size: 1 byte(s)
	       Maximum block size: 16777215 byte(s), 16383 KB, 15 MB

AUTHORS
       Written by Douglas Gilbert.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <dgilbert	at interlog dot	com>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2009-2017 Douglas Gilbert
       This software is	distributed under a FreeBSD license. There is NO  war-
       ranty;  not  even  for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PUR-
       POSE.

SEE ALSO
       sg3_utils(sg3_utils)

sg3_utils-1.43			 October 2017	       SG_READ_BLOCK_LIMITS(8)

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