[rescue] Anybody have a DDS-4 drive I can borrow?
xemacs5 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 19:58:37 CDT 2007
Didn't they do a lot of changes to the glm or other SCSI parts in
Solaris 10 vs. earlier Solaris? Then again they are supposed to be
bug-for-bug compatible with everything back to Sol8.
On 4/30/07, Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:
> Now I just get to fight with Solaris 10 not liking a st.conf entry 
> from the installation manual for the tape drive . Otherwise,
> everything's groovy!
>  From the manual, with the vendor string modified appropriately as
> this is a "Manfuactured by Seagate for IBM" drive:
> tape-config-list= \
> "ARCHIVE IBM-STD224000N!","Seagate DAT Drive","SEAGATE_DAT";
> SEAGATE_DAT = 1,0x2c,0,0xd639,4,0x00,0x8C,0x8C,0x8C,3;
> Solaris 10 then bitches about the number of parameters in the SEAGATE_DAT
> definition line. I've looked in a ships-from-the-factory st.conf from Solaris circa '00, and it has the *exact same entries* as above.
>  Archive^HSeagate STD224000N, aka "Python 24" or "Scorpion 24" 12/24G
> DDS3 drive with IBM firmware. Seagate won't even admit to ever having
> made or owning a company that made tape drives.
> Bill Bradford
> Houston, Texas
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