The SetTapeParameters function either specifies the block size of a tape or configures the tape device.
Declare Function SetTapeParameters Lib "kernel32" Alias "SetTapeParameters" (ByVal hDevice As Long, ByVal dwOperation As Long, lpTapeInformation As Any) As Long
|Operating Systems Supported|
|Requires Windows NT 3.1 or later; Win9x/ME: Not supported|
Identifies the device for which to set configuration information. This handle is created by using the CreateFile function.
Specifies the type of information to set. This parameter must be one of the following values:
Sets the tape-specific information specified by the lpTapeInformation parameter.
Sets the device-specific information specified by lpTapeInformation.
Points to a structure that contains the information to set. If the dwOperation parameter is SET_TAPE_MEDIA_INFORMATION, lpTapeInformation points to a TAPE_SET_MEDIA_PARAMETERS structure.
If dwOperation is SET_TAPE_DRIVE_INFORMATION, lpTapeInformation points to a TAPE_SET_DRIVE_PARAMETERS structure.
|If the function succeeds, the return value is NO_ERROR. |
If the function fails, the return value is one of the following error codes:
An attempt to access data before the beginning-of-medium marker failed.
A reset condition was detected on the bus.
The end-of-tape marker was reached during an operation.
A filemark was reached during an operation.
A setmark was reached during an operation.
The end-of-data marker was reached during an operation.
The tape could not be partitioned.
The block size is incorrect on a new tape in a multivolume partition.
The partition information could not be found when a tape was being loaded.
The tape that was in the drive has been replaced or removed.
There is no media in the drive.
The tape driver does not support a requested function.
An attempt to lock the ejection mechanism failed.
An attempt to unload the tape failed.
The media is write protected.