How to instal a new tape drive

sábado, 21 de janeiro de 2012

If you are replacing your tape drive, you need remove the current tape drive:

check the tape address:

# ioscan -fnCtape

Use the hardware path obtained by ioscan:

# rmsf -H <hardware path>

Now create the special file for the new one:

# insf -C tape

Use the ioscan command again to check if the tape driver is OK:

# ioscan -fnCtape

You can see in the syslog the special files been created.