[rescue] Need HP 9000 3000 DDS2 Drive

John Floren john at jfloren.net
Sat Nov 5 19:53:42 CDT 2011

I have a JetStore 2000 and a SureStore Tape 5000, both external. The
SureStore is a DDS3, not entirely sure what the JetStore is. If you're
in the Bay Area it might be worth your while to just come grab them if
you think they could be useful, I'm in Livermore.


On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 5:02 PM, leaknoil <leaknoil at charter.net> wrote:
> I am trying to install MPE/ix on a old hp3000 and the DDS2 tape drive is
> toast.  Keeps eating my precious tapes and they are getting hard to find.
> Anyway, I am looking for an HP drive that might have come off a HP9000 or
> 3000. The HP part number is C1533-00150 but, I imagine it is an Archive
> drive by the looks of it. These were really common on all the 9000 boxes of
> the era.  Never got one without one or that worked.
> I just need it for a few days and could pay shipping both ways.  I don't
> actually need to keep it unless you don't want it anymore. This project has
> been sitting here forever and I'm tired of looking at it. I tried Sun tape
> drives and it is a no go. I suspect it is similar to UNIX where if the tape
> drive doesn't have an entry in the config files the install program can't
> even see it. Boots fine by SCSI address just install fails because there is
> no device file. Just like UNIX.  I'm in California so, if you have one in
> Bulgaria I appreciate the thought but, I'll have to pass. Thanks though.
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