Compaq Integrated SmartArray Quantum DLT4000
technical at ultratrends.com
Sun Feb 5 10:56:36 PST 2006
My 2 cents,
For me it was the same, until I picked up an Adaptec and used it for the
DLT drives. I was rather bummed myself but it did seem to work well.
On Thu, 2 Feb 2006, Erin Fortenberry wrote:
> I had not been following this thread until now but...
> Several years ago I built two AntiSPAM/Virus gatways on DL380 G3's. Both had
> DLT's attached.
> At first these were attached via the 5i controller. Later after much hair
> pulling, I ended up adding in an Adaptec card for them.
> I don't know whya, but the DLT would just not work on the 5i's.
> Good luck,
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of RA Cohen
>> Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 9:21 AM
>> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> Cc: illoai at gmail.com
>> Subject: Re: Compaq Integrated SmartArray Quantum DLT4000
>> 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 gmail.com" <illoai at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 2/1/06, RA Cohen <roy2098 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi All,
>>>> I'm running several Compaq Proliant DL360 servers, all with
>>>> One of these has an internal Quantum DLT 4000 (that's how
>>>> BIOS identifies it) tape drive. I need to use it, but can
>>>> no evidence of this hardware in the dmesg output.
>>> . . .
>>>> The system sees the integrated controller and uses ida0 to
>>>> 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 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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