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FC Tape Drives HPUX 11.0

Steve Heck_1
Advisor

FC Tape Drives HPUX 11.0

Should a FC tape drive be displayed by ioscan? I only see fc and fcp but no tape drive listed under them.

I have installed QPK1100 and HWE1000 bundles. Also the HP A6795A fw revision and status LEDs on HP hub are ok.

When I send fcmsutil /dev/td0 get fabric I get a warning:

The Fabric parameters shown below might not be valid, since the HBA is not currently logged in with the Fabric.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

3 REPLIES
Slawomir Gora
Honored Contributor

Re: FC Tape Drives HPUX 11.0

Hi,

FC tape driver must be displayed by
ioscan -fnC tape.

Re: FC Tape Drives HPUX 11.0

run the command "ioscna -fn | grep -i unc" to see if any devices is unclaimed. If so you may need to install the driver for the tape drive (stape is used by HP drives)
since you are connecting to a hub this will be a loop config and you may want to check your tape drive to see if there is any config to state loop vs fabric (eg NL port vs N port)
Alzhy
Honored Contributor

Re: FC Tape Drives HPUX 11.0

SAN Canfigurtion problem.. your HBA is not being seen (or not logged in at your SAN switch)..

Get the out put of tdutil /dev/td0 (or fcmsutil /dev/td0) and give the output to your SAN folks so your HBA can be properly added to whatever zone your tapedrives are on..
Hakuna Matata.