[rescue] RS6K use special tape drives?

Michael Still michaelstill at tmail.com
Mon Sep 8 11:38:51 CDT 2003

I had a similar situation with an internal hp dds drive sold for x86 not 
working in an hp9000. Just didn't work. Now the same model but external 
does work. Go figure. I think part of the deal is that dds drives aren't 
that great and they want you to use a better tape drive anyway.

On Mon, 8 Sep 2003 11:51AM -0500, Tim Chong wrote:
> Hi,
> Can someone help me clarify this... the sales rep is telling me that 
> the normal external SCSI DDS4 20/40G tape drive (for IBM x86 server) 
> will not work and not compatible with pSeries (RS6K) IBM workstation? 
> Their prices is rather big diff, one can buy 3 price ratio... does the 
> pSeries one have special ROM or something? I'm very confused in this.
> Thanks,
> Tim
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Michael Still (MichaelStill at tmail.com

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