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The T-RETENSION command retensions a cartridge tape by fast forwarding to end of tape, (EOT), and then rewinding back to beginning of tape, (BOT). The use of T-RETENSION is recommended before reading a cartridge tape.
The command has the general form:
where channel is the specific channel attachment (0-9).
T-RETENSION should only be used with streaming cartridge tapes or other tape devices capable of retensioning the device.
An example of use is as:
to retension a streaming cartridge tape.
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