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chio.confmedium changer configuration file

chio.conf is used to configure some aspects of chio(1), a medium changer.

The configuration file consists of a series of stanzas, one per changer, enclosed in curly braces. Empty lines and lines beginning with ‘#’ in either file are ignored.

The following aspects may be configured:

Provides a non-default mapping between st(4) devices and changer drives. For example, to map drive 0 to rst3 and drive 1 to rst2, for changer /dev/ch0:
changer ch0 {
	drive rst3
	drive rst2

Default changer device.
Default location for chio(1) configuration file.

chio(1), mt(1)

The chio.conf file format first appeared in OpenBSD 4.0.

November 2, 2007 OpenBSD-5.9