Tape drives

Tiziana Cherubini tiziana at hawaii.edu
Thu Apr 11 16:29:01 CDT 2002


On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Hubbard, David wrote:

> 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

Could you give me some more indication about that?
Thanks,

		Tiziana.


>
> > -----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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