SetTapeParameters function (winbase.h)
The SetTapeParameters function either specifies the block size of a tape or configures the tape device.
DWORD SetTapeParameters( [in] HANDLE hDevice, [in] DWORD dwOperation, [in] LPVOID lpTapeInformation );
Handle to the device for which to set configuration information. This handle is created by using the CreateFile function.
Type of information to set. This parameter must be one of the following values.
||Sets the device-specific information specified by lpTapeInformation.|
||Sets the tape-specific information specified by the lpTapeInformation parameter.|
Pointer 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, it can return 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 partition information could not be found when a tape was being loaded.|
||The end-of-tape marker was reached during an operation.|
||A filemark was reached during an operation.|
||The block size is incorrect on a new tape in a multivolume partition.|
||The tape that was in the drive has been replaced or removed.|
||The end-of-data marker was reached during an operation.|
||There is no media in the drive.|
||The tape driver does not support a requested function.|
||The tape could not be partitioned.|
||A setmark was reached during an operation.|
||An attempt to lock the ejection mechanism failed.|
||An attempt to unload the tape failed.|
||The media is write protected.|
|Minimum supported client||Windows XP [desktop apps only]|
|Minimum supported server||Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]|
|Header||winbase.h (include Windows.h)|