[rescue] 611 cases & cables
jorge234q at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 15 15:51:39 CDT 2008
--- On Sat, 6/14/08, Nadine Miller <velociraptor at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Exactly! Unfortunately, I can't find *an* OS that
> > all these different drives. E.g., Slowaris chokes on
> > M.O. drives...
> That's odd. Back in the '90's we had a giant
> MO jukebox running under
> Solaris for archiving. We also had jukes with MO's in
> a Commvault
> backup system.
> Sounds like a configuration issue to me. Solaris
> shouldn't care if
> it's MO or anything else if the abstraction layer is
> interfaced to the hardware.
I suspect the MO's you were using had 512 byte sectors?
*Or*, you had some third-party *glue* between Solaris and
the drives themselves (performing some blocking algorithm).
>From what I have seen, Solaris does not like 1024 byte sectors.
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