> I have put Suse Linux Enterprise 9 on a Dell 1420 Server (Xeon 2.8 w 2
> SATA drives) and a PowerVault 100T DAT 72 drive running on an Adaptec
> scsi adapter 39320.
>> The tape drive is not being identified by the OS. Does anyone have
> experience using similar setup or any advice?
1. Install "mtx"
2. Use "tapeinfo" to identify each device: e.g.:
# tapeinfo -f /dev/sg0
3. Is it see whatsoever?
dmesg |grep scsi
4. Assuming so, is there a tape in the library and it is in the first slot.
# mtx -f /dev/sg(x) load 1 0
Substitute x with your library, actually, is it a library? If not then use
mt -f /dev/st0 load
mt -f /dev/st0 status
tar -cvf /dev/st0 /some-directory
What does cat /proc/scsi/scsi say?
Do you have the aic7xxx driver loaded?
> Steve Jacobs
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