[rescue] DLT drive dead want to replace without rebooting
bdeloria at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 10:19:06 CST 2006
Ultra 60, Solaris 9. I've already got a spare NVRAM, my predecessor was
kind enough to have one on hand before departing.
On 11/28/06, Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:
> Brian Deloria wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I've got a DLT drive that bit the dust, and I've been doing some
> > here and I'd like to hotswap the drive with it's replacement when it
> > here, however I'm not sure how nor do I know if I can reset the scsi
> > 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
> > suspected that the NVRAM had gone bad, it's been online for over 600
> > and if the NVRAM gets replaced then there's several software licesnses
> > are bound to the hostid which would cause a great deal of grief.
> What platform are you on?
> Peace... Sridhar
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