mtx on SuSE PE1750/PV136T

Fernando Ortiz fortiz at lacorona.com.mx
Mon May 24 13:24:00 CDT 2004


Hi Tom,

Try giving a:

% mt -f /dev/st2 offline

before the:

% mtx -f /dev/sg15 unload

Of course correct the device name

HTH

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Knight" <thomas.knight at ahds.ac.uk>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm running SuSE Professional 9.0 on a Dell PE1750 with a PV136T
> > attached to
> > the SCSI (PCI) card.
> >
> > I'm having difficulty running the mtx commands. I may well be missing
> > something really basic, as I'm new to this sort of hardware, can anyone
> > help?
>
> Okay, now it's not so awful.
> After playing around with SCSI ids (of the tape drives) I rebooted the
tape
> library, and now I'm not getting those error.
>
> I can use `mtx status` and `mtx load` very happily indeed.
>
> `mtx unload`, however.....
> I'll play sopme more before asking for more help, it might just "go away"
> again ;-)
>
> Ta,
>
> Tom.
>




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