[CentOS] Cookbook receipe for SCSI tape install requested.

James B. Byrne ByrneJB at Harte-Lyne.ca
Tue Sep 6 20:29:46 UTC 2005

On 6 Sep 2005 at 16:35, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:

> 1) Install tape drive
> 2) Read the mt man page
> 3) Access the drive using either /dev/nst0 or /dev/st0
> Thats all.
> There is really no configuration needed, unless you want to setup
> compression values and such.

If it were only true.  There is no such device as /dev/st0 or 
anything else having to do with scsi in /dev on this system.  Kudzu 
sees the scsi adapter but does not ask to configure it. So how does 
one tell CentOS4 that the adapter exists?  Do I have to manually 
tell the kernel to load a particular module?  If so how and which 


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