[rescue] Solaris 10 (Sparc) SCSI tape problem

r.stricklin bear at typewritten.org
Sat Aug 21 14:54:26 CDT 2010

On Aug 21, 2010, at 12:39 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:

> On 08/21/10 15:21, Jonathan Katz wrote:
>> Isn't there an st.conf or tapes.conf where you need to enter tape  
>> geomety?
> Supposedly, Solaris 10 since 5/08 release has had automatic tape
> configuration for drives that support it.  One of the things I've been
> hunting for is information on setting up the configuration manually  
> as a
> fallback, in case this drive DOESSN'T support it, but so far I've been
> unable to find anything useful.  Haven't stumbled across the right  
> magic
> set of search terms, probably.

/kernel/drv/st.conf also lists which targets it will look for tape  
devices at. It's worth looking that the high order targets (8-15)  
aren't commented out. The configuration string won't come into play if  
the driver can't see the drive.


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