[rescue] DLT drive dead want to replace without rebooting

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 09:47:36 CST 2006

Brian Deloria wrote:
> Hello,
>   I've got a DLT drive that bit the dust, and I've been doing some research
> here and I'd like to hotswap the drive with it's replacement when it gets
> here, however I'm not sure how nor do I know if I can reset the scsi bus.
> The tape drive is on it's own controller which is the first good thing.
>   I'm reluctant to reboot the machine for one simple reason my predecessor
> suspected that the NVRAM had gone bad, it's been online for over 600 days,
> and if the NVRAM gets replaced then there's several software licesnses that
> are bound to the hostid which would cause a great deal of grief.

What platform are you on?

Peace...  Sridhar

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