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Re: SCSI Tape problems



None are directly integrated into the kernel source.

The last kernels I have tested with was v2.4.9 for intel... I haven't
fired up alpha for a while...probably was v2.4.5... today would be
a good day for me to do that.

ftp://ftp.feral.com/pub/isp/isp_dist.tgz
bk://blade.feral.com:9002

-matt


On Tue, 2 Oct 2001, W Bauske wrote:

>
> Hi Matt,
>
> What versions of the kernel have your driver?
>
> Wes
>
> Matthew Jacob wrote:
> >
> > Not meaning to spam or oversell... You could always try my QLogic driver
> > instead- it seems to handle tapes && FC stuff fine.
> >
> > On Tue, 2 Oct 2001, W Bauske wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Qlogic driver doesn't support dis-connect re-connect last I tried
> > > so they have problems with tape drives and  cd-burners.
> > >
> > > Use a Symbios based card for the tape drive instead. I've attached
> > > many kinds of tape drives to Alphas and x86 Linux using Symbios.
> > >
> > >
> > > Wes
> > >
> > > Daniel Green wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I am trying to use a scsi tape drive to backup/read data/write data.   I
> > > > am using the 2.4.10 kernel and a sony ait 300C tape drive.  I have the Q
> > > > Logic ISP1020 (rev 05) controller.  I am unable to get dd to do
> > > > anything.
> > > >
> > > > dd if=/dev/st0 of=test.raw
> > > > dd: reading `/dev/st0': Input/output error
> > > > 0+0 records in
> > > > 0+0 records out
> > > > dd: closing input file `/dev/st0': Input/output error
> > > >
> > > > If I use tar to say copy some files to the tape, it will work for about
> > > > 10 minutes before freezing up.  I have to hard boot the machine to get
> > > > it back.  Anybody have any ideas.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Dan
> > > >
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