[CentOS] tape drive

Rainer Duffner rainer at ultra-secure.de
Fri Jul 11 07:20:02 UTC 2008

nate schrieb:
> Pitshou Asingalembi wrote:
>> the hp smart array 6400 controller.
> It's usually not a good idea to connect a tape drive to a
> raid controller. 

Buy a dedicated SCSI-card for that.
Tapes sometimes produce "interesting" events on the SCSI-bus (you might 
have got to switch it on/off while the server is online).
You don't want to have your disk-drives hanging on the same SCSI-bus at 
that point.


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