IOCTL_TAPE_CREATE_PARTITION IOCTL

Creates the specified number of fixed, select, or initiator partition(s) of the given size on the media.

Major Code

IRP_MJ_DEVICE_CONTROL

Input Buffer

The buffer at Irp->AssociatedIrp.SystemBuffer contains a structure of type TAPE_CREATE_PARTITION that specifies the partition(s) to be created.

Input Buffer Length

Parameters.DeviceIoControl.InputBufferLength in the I/O stack location indicates the size, in bytes, of the parameter buffer, which must be >= sizeof(TAPE_CREATE_PARTITION).

Output Buffer

None.

Output Buffer Length

None.

Status Block

The Information field is set to zero. The Status field is set to STATUS_SUCCESS, or possibly to STATUS_IO_DEVICE_ERROR, STATUS_MEDIA_WRITE_PROTECTED, STATUS_DEVICE_DATA_ERROR, STATUS_NO_SUCH_DEVICE, STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT, STATUS_DEVICE_NOT_READY, STATUS_INFO_LENGTH_MISMATCH, STATUS_NO_MEDIA_IN_DEVICE, or STATUS_VERIFY_REQUIRED.

Requirements

   
Header ntddtape.h (include Ntddtape.h)

See Also

TAPE_CREATE_PARTITION

TAPE_STATUS