Tape drives

Hubbard, David dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com
Thu Apr 11 15:53:00 CDT 2002


That drive is an 8 tape DDS4 auto loader, you will
need the mtx utilities to load tapes into the
drive portion before using it.

David

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard_Goodwin at dell.com [mailto:Richard_Goodwin at dell.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 4:41 PM
> To: tiziana at hawaii.edu; linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: RE: Tape drives
> 
> 
> That procedure is only needed when you have an IDE tape 
> drive. When using a
> SCSI drive, such as TSL-11000, you do not need to use ide-scsi, etc.
> 
> The tape drive should be available at /dev/st0.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tiziana Cherubini [mailto:tiziana at hawaii.edu]
> Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 3:38 PM
> To: linux-poweredge at exchange.dell.com
> Subject: Tape drives
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I'm trying to mount a tape drive (SONY, TSL-11000) in my
> poweredge but I'm not sure about the drive for the tape.
> Following the installation instructions I should add in
> the /etc/rc/rc.local file the lines:
> 
> rmmod ide-tape
> modprobe ide-scsi
> hdparm -d0 /dev/hdX
> mt -f /dev/st0 stopoptions no-blkimits
> 
> which is the drive letter I should use in hdX?
> 
> I attached to this mail the result of typing "dmesg"
> 
> Thanks for any information you can provide.
> 
> 		Tiziana.
> 
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