Compaq Integrated SmartArray Quantum DLT4000

RA Cohen roy2098 at
Thu Feb 2 06:20:36 PST 2006

I was physically at the machine yesterday with the SmartStart CD
in hand, but as I was about to boot off that CD thought it would
be only useful for setting up drive arrays...not the tape drive.
So I didn't pursue it. I'll have to check it out later today...

I'll let you and the maillist know,

--- "illoai at" <illoai at> wrote:

> On 2/1/06, RA Cohen <roy2098 at> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I'm running several Compaq Proliant DL360 servers, all with
> > 6.0-RELEASE.
> >
> > One of these has an internal Quantum DLT 4000 (that's how
> the
> > BIOS identifies it) tape drive. I need to use it, but can
> find
> > no evidence of this hardware in the dmesg output.
> . . .
> > The system sees the integrated controller and uses ida0 to
> id
> > it, but does not see the tape drive.
> >
> If it's anything like my old proliant, the tape drive
> is on ncr0 or ncr1 (or sym[01] any of which are the
> on-board scsi controllers), which do not appear to probe
> on your system.  If your tape drive is cabled to
> ida0 or ida1, you'll probably need to resort to the
> array controller firmware or CD, depending, and
> set it up from there.
> --
> --

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