[CentOS] Problem detecting HP Tape Drive

Mehdi Sarmadi msarmadi at gmail.com
Sun Jan 4 07:31:32 UTC 2009


Dear All thanks for the replies

Rainer
That's a tape not a SAN, and there is no fiberchannel. Just an SCSI
tape attached to outside ports of an LSI SCSI adapter(a pci card).
Does that something to do with hp_rescan utility? Isn't hp_rescan only
for Emulex HBAs? If not, Where could I find the rpm or tgz package?

John R Pierce
I don't think that SCSI ports outside(behind) the server chasis be for
smart arrays? Are you sure?

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Mehdi Sarmadi



On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 11:59 PM, Rainer Duffner <rainer at ultra-secure.de> wrote:
>
> Am 03.01.2009 um 20:54 schrieb Mehdi Sarmadi:
>
>> Hello
>>
>> I do have problem using Linux with an external HP tape drive. The
>> server platform is also an HP Server; the server is an HP ML350 G4,
>> and the Tape drive is a HP Storage Works Ultrium 448 - 1U
>> Rack-mountable.
>
>
> Tried hp_rescan ?
> Maybe it's only for SAN-stuff, but maybe it also works in this case.
>
>
> cheers,
> Rainer
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